Tony Mariano

Director of Community Education

As ACG’s Director of Community Education, Tony Mariano works on many of ACG’s education initiatives in the Austin community. From overseeing our four prestigious Youth and Adult Community Ensembles, to visiting classrooms around the AISD district and beyond, Tony works directly with students, young and old, to provide meaningful and significant experiences to our community through music. Tony’s primary goal at ACG is to connect with the amazing people of Austin, Texas through education, performance, and celebration. 

Tony began playing the classical guitar in his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico and went on to receive undergraduate and doctoral degrees in music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the University of Texas at Austin. Outside of ACG, Tony enjoys performing with his band, The Magnolia Kids in and around Austin, TX.