Marc Atkinson: Musician, composer
The virtuosity and compositional strengths of Marc are showcased in the recordings and live performances of The Marc Atkinson Trio, the internationally renowned acoustic trio described by Jurgen Goethe as “one of the top ten of the world’s working string trios.” Atkinson is arguably as well known for his contributions to Canada’s roots/acoustic music super group, The Bills. He has emerged as a skilled record producer for a growing list of international artists, most of them recorded at The Barn Studio on Hornby Island. He is a
Juno nominee and winner of two Western Canadian Music Awards. His CD, The Marc Atkinson
Trio II, was voted one of the top five albums in North America by Acoustic Guitar Magazine. In 2021 Marc received the Canadian Folk Music Award for his instrumental acoustic album, Solo. Marc was also voted Canadian Folk Music Association Instrumental Artist of the Year 2021.