Beth Marlis holds a BA in Music from UC Santa Cruz and a Master’s Degree in Music from the University of Southern California in Studio/Jazz Guitar Performance. She was an honors graduate of MI’s Guitar Program (GIT) in 1986. She has co-authored two instructional books and a DVD release for Hal Leonard/MI Press (Guitar Soloing and Advanced Guitar Soloing).
Beth has performed and toured with a wide range of artists, including Harold Land, Brownie McGee, Helen Reddy, and Louis Bellson.
Beth has been an MI instructor since 1987 specializing in jazz and funk, and continues to maintain an active schedule as a freelance guitarist.