Marcio Garcia

About Me

Born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Marcio Garcia began his musical studies at age seven at the Centro de Educación Musical Moderna in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and at the Conservatorio Nacional de Musica. Garcia holds a BM in Classical Piano Performance and MM in Jazz Performance from the Lamont School of Music, and Artist Diploma in Jazz Studies from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music. Garcia also studied classical piano in Vienna, Austria as part of the Cherrington Global Scholars Study Abroad Program. Garcia has performed at the Stanford Jazz Institute, the 2016 Monterey Next Generation Jazz Festival, Five Points Jazz Festival, at Blue Note NYC, The Bitter End, Birdland and the Dazzle Jazz Club in Denver. He's also performed with DEVO co-founder Mark Mothersbaugh for the original project "Myopia", and has performed live at the KUVO 89.3 studios in Denver, as well as WBGO Jazz 88.3 Studios NYC. As a keyboardist, Marcio has performed with salsa ensemble “Los Lunaticos” , and with Viktor Kiraly (NBC The Voice 2015 - Top 24) . Garcia currently resides in New York City.