Originally from Niagara Falls,
New York, John Marasco studied guitar from the age of eight. He moved
to Los Angeles, CA and lived there from 1974 to 1980 playing and touring
with Peter Allen, John Valenti, Louis St. Louis, Alexis Smith and The
Lettermen. With The Lettermen, John toured the US, Canada and Asia performing
and recording live and studio albums. He came to Boston in 1981 to attend
Berklee College Of Music. He started teaching guitar at Berklee in 1984.
As a Boston musician he has
played in settings ranging from solo to large ensembles. His theatre credits
include Will Rogers Follies, A Chorus Line, Children Of Eden, Annie, Good
News, Evita, Sweet Charity, Showboat, and Honk. He also performed with
the Boston Ballet in Sir Kenneth MacMillan's "Winter Dreams".