"Particularly impressive."
— The Boston Globe

Photo By Dale Rempert

Past Appearances

Mari's recent notable appearances include...

2018


"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