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Past Appearances

Mari's recent notable appearances include...


2021


North Carolina Presenters Consortium, "Arts Market" Conference
Showcasing with the Mari Black Trio
Durham, NC

The Ashe County Arts Council
With the Mari Black Trio
Jefferson, NC

The Isis Music Hall
With the Mari Black Trio
Asheville, NC

The Blackstone River Theatre
With Cory Pesaturo
Cumberland, RI

Folk Alliance Region Mid-West (FARM)
Showcasing with the Mari Black Trio
Online

Folk Alliance Region FAR-WEST
Showcasing with the Mari Black Trio
Online

Freshgrass Festival
With Kendall Rogers
North Adams, MA

North Carolina Folk Festival
With the Mari Black Trio
Greensboro, NC

"Nature & Music" Outdoor Summer Concert Series
The Sembrich Opera Museum
With Cory Pesaturo
Bolton Landing, NY

Jink & Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling ONLINE
Teaching Scottish Fiddle for Classical/Experienced Violinists
Online, via Zoom

The Stanley Whitman House
With Cory Pesaturo
Farmington, CT

Swannanoa Celtic Week ONLINE
Scottish Fiddle instructor
Online, via Zoom

Shoreline Fiddle Club
Fiddle Workshop
Deep River, CT

Starlight Square
With Cory Pesaturo
Cambridge, MA

"Music & Mischief"
Virtual duo concert with Troy MacGillivray
Streamed online via NoonChorus

Boston Scottish Fiddle Club
Scottish Fiddle Workshops
Boston, MA

St. Patrick's Day Series Finale Concert
Presented by Tune Supply
Special collaborations with Manus McGuire, Dave Curley, Shannon Heaton, Frances Cunningham, and Anna Colliton, alongside two dozen other all-star trad musicians from around the world
Streamed online, world-wide

"Valentines' Day from Far Away"
Presented by Tune Supply
With over 70 artists from the world over, including Manus McGuire, Natalie Haas, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Colin Farrell, Katie McNally, Neil Pearlman, and many many more.
Streamed online, world-wide

Mary O's Irish Sessions
Presented by Tune Supply
Leading international online Celtic music session
Streamed online, world-wide


2020


Jink & Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling ONLINE
Teaching advanced Scottish fiddle
Online, via Zoom

New Hampshire Strathspey & Reel Society
Fiddle Workshop
Online, via Zoom

"Fathers' Day from Far Away"
Presented by Tune Supply
With over 70 artists from the world over, including Manus McGuire, Nula Kennedy, Brenda Castles, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Kieran Jordan, Colin Farrell, Troy & Sabra MacGillivray, and many many more.
Streamed online, world-wide

"Mothers' Day from Far Away"
Presented by Tune Supply
With artists from the world over, including Liz Carroll, Troy & Sabra MacGillivray, Nula Kennedy, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Colin Farrell, and many many more!
Streamed online, world-wide

Boston Scottish Fiddle Club
Scottish Fiddle Workshops
Boston, MA

Philadelphia Folksong Society
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Philadelphia, PA

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Washington DC

Blackstone River Theater
Folklore Society of Greater Washington
Washington DC

The Dance Hall
With Cory Pesaturo
Kittery, ME

The Puffin Cultural Forum
With Cory Pesaturo
Teaneck, NJ

Club Passim
With Cory Pesaturo
Cambridge, MA

Blackstone River Theater
With Cory Pesaturo
Cumberland, RI

New Hampshire Strathspey & Reel Society
Fiddle Workshop
Concord, NH

Boston Scottish Fiddle Club
Fiddle Workshop
Arlington, MA


2019


Bitterroot School of Music, Cafe 406 Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Hamilton, MT

Mission Valley LIVE
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Ronan, MT

Mineral County Performing Arts Council
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Superior, MT

Sunburst Foundation Performing Arts Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Eureka, MT

Kootenai Heritage Council Performing Arts Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Libby, MT

Austin Celtic Music Festival
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Austin, TX

Peaks Island House Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Peaks Island, ME

317 Main Community Music Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Bar Harbor, ME

Acadia Trad School Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Bar Harbor, ME

MacBeth Concert Series
With Paul English and his jazz quartet
Chebeague Island, ME

Sportsmens Tavern
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Buffalo, NY

Village of Kenmore, Children's Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Buffalo, NY

Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling
Fiddle instructor
Valle Crucis, NC

Swannanoa Celtic Week
Fiddle instructor
Asheville, NC

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Linville, NC

The Acadia Trad School
Fiddle instructor
Bar Harbor, ME

Shalin Liu Performance Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Rockport, MA

The Historic Stanley-Whitman House
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Farmington, CT

Monadnock Folklore Society
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Nelson, NH

New England Scottish Arts Center, Indoor Scottish Festival
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Salem, NH

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Washington DC

The Prism
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Charlottesville, VA

Avalon Theatre
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Easton, MD

The Barns of Rose Hill
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Berryville, VA

333 Coffeehouse
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Annapolis, MD

Blackstone River Theater
With Cory Pesaturo
Cumberland, RI

The Dance Hall Kittery
With Cory Pesaturo
Kittery, ME

"A Celtic Sojourn" LIVE BROADCAST from WBGH
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Boston, MA

Montana Performing Arts Consortium
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Great Falls, MT

Musical Chairs Concerts
With Cory Pesaturo
Lexington, MA

The Sounding Board
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Hartford, CT

Amazing Things Arts Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Framingham, MA


2018


WFMT's "Folkstage" -- New Year's Eve Party & Live Radio Broadcast
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Chicago, IL

The Dosey Doe Big Barn
Special guest with the Paul English Jazz Quartet
Houston, TX

The Massachusetts Accordion Association
With Cory Pesaturo
Newton, MA

The Puffin Cultural Forum
With Cory Pesaturo
Teaneck, NJ

The Makers' Series
Special guest performer and speaker
Richmond, VA

Trinity Episcopal School
Workshops, guest performer
Richmond, VA

Veritas Classical School
Fiddle workshops
Richmond, VA

The Celt
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
McKinney, TX

McKinney High School
Workshops with the Mari Black Celtic Band
McKinney, TX

The Austin Celtic Festival
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Austin, TX

The Mucky Duck
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Houston, TX

Windy City Concerts
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Chicago, IL

Celebration Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Macomb, IL

Two Way Street Coffee House
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Downers Grove, IL

Music At the Museum
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Springfield, IL

Cafe Paradiso
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Fairfield, IA

LilFest Concerts
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Mt Vernon, IA

Paradigm Coffee & Music
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Sheboygan, WI

Monocacy Creek Concerts
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Nazareth, PA

6 On The Square
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Oxford, NY

Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling
Fiddle instructor
Valle Crucis, NC

Swannanoa Celtic Week
Fiddle instructor
Asheville, NC

The Acadia Trad School
Fiddle instructor
Bar Harbor, ME

Blackstone River Theater, Summer Solstic Festival
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Cumberland, RI

The Light Club Lamp Shop
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Burlington, VT

The Irish Coastal Club
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Kingston, RI

The Dance Hall Kittery
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Kittery, ME

The Isis Music Hall
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Asheville, NC

Upper Jay Arts Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Upper Jay, NY

Spiral Sounds
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Jersey City, NJ

"SCHUBERTIADE" Chamber Music concert
With the Lavazza Chamber Players
Brookline, MA

North Texas Irish Festival
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Dallas, TX

The Mucky Duck
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Houston, TX

First Settlement Concerts
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Marietta, OH

One Stage World Music Series
The Fairfield Community Arts Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Fairfield, OH

Natalie's Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Columbus, OH

The Bop Stop
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Cleveland, OH

Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Competition, Awards Gala @ Jammin' Java
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Washington, DC

Swingin' Tern Contra Dance
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Hanover, NJ

The Folk Project
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Morristown, NJ



2017


Milton Community Concerts
With Cory Pesaturo
Milton, MA

Commodore John Barry Arts and Cultural Center
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Philadelphia, PA

Folklore Society of Greater Washington
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Washington, DC

Jenkins House Concerts
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
New York, NY

Whitneyville Cultural Commons
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Hamden, CT

Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Buffalo, NY

Sembrich Opera Museum: World Music Wednesday Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Bolton Landing, NY

Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling
Fiddle instructor
Valle Crucis, NC

Woodstock Folk Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Woodstock, IL

Acadia Trad School Festival
Performer and fiddle instructor
Bar Harbor, ME

BU Tanglewood Institute: Junior Strings Intensive
Guest fiddle instructor
Lenox, MA

San Diego Highland Games
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Vista, CA

Coffee Gallery Backstage
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Altadena, CA

Celtic Society of Monterey Bay
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Monterey, CA

Red Poppy Art House
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
San Francisco, CA

WFMT's "FolkStage" with Rich Warren
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Chicago, IL

The Oak Park Public Library concert series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Oak Park, IL

Windy City Concerts
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Chicago, IL

The Loch Norman Highland Games
With the Mari Black Celtic Band
Rural Hill, NC

Downeast Folk Arts Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
New Bern, NC

Folk Alliance International
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Kansas City, MO

The Blackstone River Theater
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Cumberland, RI

New Hampshire Strathspey and Reel Society
Guest fiddle instructor
Concord, NH


2016


The Coffee Gallery Backstage
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Altadena, CA

North Coast Repertory Theater
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Solana Beach, CA

The Mucky Duck
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Houston, TX

Austin Celtic Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Austin, TX

The Glenfiddich Fiddle Celebration
As the 2014 Glenfiddich Scottish Fiddle Champion
Blair-Athol, SCOTLAND

Ohio Arts Presenters Conference
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Sandusky, OH

The Down Home
With Will MacMorran
Johnson City, TN

East Tennessee State University
Guest seminar instructor
Johnson City, TN

Isis Music Hall
With Will MacMorran
Asheville, NC

Club Passim
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Cambridge, MA

The Puffin Cultural Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Teaneck, NJ

The Dance Hall Kittery
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Kittery, ME

The Rockport Jazz Camp
Teaching string jazz
Rockport, MA

Bradford Outdoor Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Haverhill, MA

Amazing Things Arts Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Framingham, MA

Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling
Teaching Scottish fiddling
Valle Crucis, NC

Blackstone River Theater "Summer Solstice Fest"
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Cumberland, RI

The notloB Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Boston, MA

SouthEast Regional Folk Alliance
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Montreat, NC

Upper Jay Performing Arts Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Upper Jay, NY

The Acadia Trad School Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Ellsworth, ME

The Dance Hall
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Kittery, ME

The Blackstone River Theater
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Cumberland, RI

Fire in the Kitchen Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Madison, CT

Boston Celtic Music Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Boston, MA

Acoustic Artisans
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Portland, ME

The Music Mill
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Brunswick, ME

Caffee Vivaldi
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
New York, NY


2015


Austin Celtic Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Austin, TX

The Live Oak
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Fort Worth, TX

San Diego Folk Heritage
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
San Diego, CA

The Puffin Cultural Center
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Teaneck, NJ

Jink and Diddle School of Scottish Fiddling
Fiddle Instructor
Valle Crucis, NC

Make Music Day San Diego
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
San Diego, CA

The Sam Hinton Folk Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Poway, CA

Music on the Mountain Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Julian, CA

The Coffee Gallery Backstage
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Los Angeles, CA

Club Passim
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Boston, MA

Standing Room Only Concert Series
With Cory Pesaturo and the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Wakefield, MA

The notloB Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Newton, MA

Calais Celtic Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Calais, ME

The Farmington Historical Society Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Farmington, ME

Acoustic Artisans
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Portland, ME


2014


The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg
With 10-Time U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Dr. John Turner
Williamsburg, VA

Amherst College Fall Milonga
With Orquesta Sin Trabajo
Amherst, MA

Milonga Hartford
With Orquesta Sin Trabajo
Hartford, CT

Milonga Nueva
With Orquesta Sin Trabajo
Boston, MA

The Yachats Celtic Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Yachats, OR

The Coffee Gallery Backstage
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Los Angeles, CA

The North Coast Repertory Theater
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Solana Beach, CA

Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship
Pitlochry, SCOTLAND

The Austin Celtic Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Austin, TX

The Saltwater Celtic Festival
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Portland, ME

The Punkinfiddle Festival
With Neil Pearlman
Wells, ME

The Kinhaven School of Music
Chamber Music coach, violin teacher
Weston, VT

The Jink and Diddle School of Scotish Fiddle
Fiddle Instructor
Valle Crucis, NC

Friends of the Encinitas Public Library Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Encinitas, CA

Friends of the Fallbrook Public Library Concert Series
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Fallbrook, CA

San Diego Folk Heritage
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
San Diego, CA

Benefit concert for Women's Empowerment International
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
San Diego, CA

The Maritime Fiddle Festival
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA

The Burren Backroom Series
With Liz Carroll and the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Boston, MA

International Festival del Accordion
With world accordion champion Cory Pesaturo
Belo Horizonte, BRAZIL

New England Folk Festival Association
With Julie Vallimont and Jon Cannon
Mansfield, MA

Club Passim
With the Mari Black World Fiddle Ensemble
Boston, MA