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Marc is Founder and President of Marco Polo Music and began his musical career in September 1957 at age 6 with his study of the piano and took formal piano lessons from the late renowned Maine piano teacher Louis Sirois for 11 years. While studying the piano he met world-famous piano Artists Roger Williams...Ferrante & Teicher and Loren Hollander. He began playing drums in 1964 inspired by his father playing drums before him and the British Invasion beginning with The Beatles. Marc continues playing and performing on both instruments today.

During his career...he has performed literally thousands of gigs with pioneering Maine Bands Love, Inc. and Pegasus in the 1960's and 1970's and currently performs with The Chapparals and as a Solo Artist. During his 50 year career he has also written...recorded and produced. As a member of Love, Inc. in 1968 he opened for well known Boston groups The Orphans and Ultimate Spinach and with Pegasus in the 1970's he opened for national artists Bob Seger and Edgar Winter. As a drummer he met Gene Krupa...Buddy Rich...and original Beatles drummer Pete Best.

Marc taught keyboard and drums at Starbird Music in Portland, Maine in the 1960's and early 1970's and continues teaching now. His is also a Piano Tuner and a proud member of the Maine Arts Commission...Maine Songwriters Association and Portland Music Foundation and is the Public Information Officer (PIO)for the Maine Songwriters Association.

Marc is currently finishing up his 1st Solo CD "Coral Sunset" which will be released in 2009 to coincide with his 50th Anniversary as a performer.

Marc is an Alumni of Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, VT and also attended the University of Southern Maine. He was also a Judge in the Guitar Center 2009 Drum-Off in the South Portland, Maine store.

Marc and his wife, Kathleen have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

Profile Summary:
Musician and Musical Services Westbrook, ME
Computer and Adminstrative Westbrook, ME
More About Me
Family, Music, Meteorology, some photography.
Looking to Network with other companies/individuals who would like to utilize my musical services and experiences
also looking for other musicians and videographers to Network with
Work Experience:
Veteran 50 year Maine Musician,performing,writing, producing and touring.

I also have Administrative, Customer Service, Public Speaking and Sales skills also. Have dealt with the Public for over 40 years in many capcities.
Formal Piano Lessons from 1957 to 1968. Self-taught on drums. Also Drums and Keyboard Teacher at Starbird Music (Portland, Maine) 1969-1972 and continue private teaching practice now.
Organizations / Affilations:
BMI, Writer and Publisher (Marco Polo Music).

Maine Songwriters Association, Public Information Officer (PIO).

Portland (Maine) Music Foundation, Member.
Marc Mailhot is located in Westbrook, ME and has the following skills: Musician and Musical Services, Computer and Adminstrative
Business, Music
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My Skills

Musician and Musical Services

Category: Music
All musical disciplines of performing, writing, recording and publishing. Also perform Vinyl preservation and conversion to Digital CD/DVD medium. Would love to meet/network with others trying to make a living in the music world.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Was offered a Scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music after graduation in 1969...but had to turn down in order to tour with Love, Inc. after releasing our 1st Charting Single in June of 1969...eventually reaching Top 10 in Maine Music Charts.
Years Experience: 51

Computer and Adminstrative

Category: Business
Extensive retail and management experience in music and business services. Sold and configured computers in customer homes in the 1990's. Managed music store in ther 1980's. Additional bookkeeping and bank reconciliation experience as well.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 20