Marc Norgaard is a drummer, composer, clinician and private drum instructor. He has worked with many world-class artists, including: Frank Gambale (Chick Corea Elektric Band), Brett Garsed (Planet X), Steve Hunt (Allan Holdsworth), Jon Evans (Tori Amos), Michael Angelo Batio, Dave Martone, Tobias Hurwitz (National Guitar Workshop), Jude Gold (Guitar Player Magazine, BX3), Matthias IA Eklundh, Alexis Harte (signed to Lionsgate Entertainment) and many others. Marc has been featured in Recording Magazine in an article about session drumming on the web, and his recent CD release has been featured in Guitar World Magazine as well as Modern Drummer Magazine Online. Marc has studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Drummers Collective in New York City, as well as privately with Joe Morello (Dave Brubeck), Pat Petrillo, and John Xepoleas.
Marc was born and raised in Berkeley, California. His interest in drums was first kindled at age seven while living abroad in Brazil. Marc joined his first performing band at age 13, and has been dedicated to perfecting his art since that time. Marc now resides in Baltimore, Maryland, where he has access to the bustling New York City club and recording scene, as well as to the Washington D.C. circuit. He was one of the pioneers of drum tracking over the internet, and since opening his own studio several years ago Marc has done hundreds of recordings for various artists, producers, and commercial music companies. Marc is also currently the drummer for the Tobias Hurwitz Band out of Baltimore, as well as an instructor at the National Guitar Workshop Day Jams program, and a private teacher. He composed his own CD of progressive rock and fusion tunes entitled "Tolerance" which was released in 2007 on the Call Sign Records label.
Marc uses and endorses Evans Drumheads, Puresound Snare Wires, and Craviotto Snare Drums