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Mark Johns

Guitar Teacher

Mark is an internationally renowned session guitarist, performer and composer. Mark has recorded and performed with artists including Whitney Houston, Jimmy Barnes Sting, Jenny Morris, Lou Reed, Jeff Beck, Faith Hill, The Australian Opera orchestra, The London Philharmonic.

His music can be heard on various documentaries, commercials and televisions series such as: Pho’s Kitchen, Foreign Correspondent, Absolutely Fabulous, Gardening Australia, Landline.  Films include Bruno, Last King of Scotland, Dear Frankie.

Mark has taught at The Guitar Institute and Brunel University in London and The Australian Institute of Music, Sydney Campus and The Australian National University.

Mark’s instruments include the Dobro, Banjo, Mandolin, Dulcimer, Bazouki, Puerto Rican Cuatro. Mandolin, Ukulele and Cello.

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Term Dates

The Central Coast Conservatorium operates to NSW Department of Education School Gazetted Term dates

Term 1
1-1 Lessons Wed 27/1 to Thur 1/4
Sat Strings Ensembles Sat 6/2 - Sat 26/3
CCYO & Ext program Tue 9/2 - Tue 30/03
PWE & SWO Wed 10/2 - Wed 31/03

Term 2
Monday 19/4 to Saturday 26/06 

Term 3
Monday 12/7 to Saturday 18/09

Term 4
Monday 05/10 to Saturday 18/12

Mission Statement

We seek to inspire our Central Coast community to engage in and value music as an integral part of life through comprehensive music education and artistic endeavour.