John Holenko, Guitarist
John Holenko received degrees in Classical Guitar performance from the New England Conservatory, and the University of Southern California. John Holenko has performed on classical guitar, steel-string guitar, mandolin, and historic instruments throughout the United States and in Europe with the early music group Sonus, and The Hungry Monks, an eclectic, acoustic ensemble that plays traditional music of Ireland and America, as well as a wide variety of traditional and original music. Mr. Holenko is very active in music education through his work at Creative Spark in Mt. Pleasant, SC, residencies through the South Carolina Arts Commission, and his own private studio, Hungry Monk Music. John has been an instructor in music at the Charlotte Children’s Theatre in Charlotte, NC, and at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center in Ohio, where he has also been Artist-in Residence.