Marcellus Salerni earned a B.A. in Instrumental Performance from Columbia College Chicago. There, amongst others of note, he studied with jazz guitarist Peter Lerner, jazz trumpeter Orbert Davis, and composer Gustavo Leone.
In addition to studying music, Marcellus has been performing, writing, and teaching music for 20+ years and has worked primarily in styles of Rock, Folk, Jazz, World Beat, and Electronica. Relocated to Sarasota three years ago, Marcellus has performed locally at various venues as a guitarist and solo singer/songwriter. He draws immense happiness in directing youthful bands, and teaching guitar and songwriting to students of various ages!