As an educator, Marc Regnier has been teaching professionally since accepting a part-time instructorship at Anderson College in South Carolina at the age of sixteen. He has been a member of the faculty at Sonoma State University and Pacific Union College while residing in California. Currently Mr. Regnier teaches at the College of Charleston, a position he has held since 1994. Marc Regnier’s students have come from across the globe winning prizes in national and international competitions such as the Guitar Foundation of America International Guitar Competition, MTNA Collegiate Artist Guitar Competition (two national winners), National Guitar Workshop Competition, St. Joseph International Guitar Competition, Texas Guitar Competition, Appalachian GuitarFest Competition and the Schadt Strings Competition.
Mr. Regnier is frequently invited to give master classes and serve as adjudicator for both national and international competitions. In 1999, Regnier was chosen as director of the Guitar Foundation of America Convention and International Guitar Competition hosted by the College of Charleston. During his tenure at the college Mr. Regnier has invited world renowned guitarists and scholars such as Christopher Parkening, Eduardo Fernandez, Manuel Barrueco, John Duarte, Aaron Shearer and Paulo Bellinati for concerts, master classes and lectures.
The College of Charleston offers a Bachelors of Arts degree in classical guitar performance. In addition, the college offers an Artist Certificate in performance. The Artist Certificate is a two year program of study that addresses the needs of musicians who have completed their music training at the undergraduate level but desire to continue their studies while preparing for professional performance careers.
Marc Regnier was a voting member of the Grammy’s and Latin Grammy’s from 2011 to 2018.