Named 2009 National Artist of the Year by Young Audiences, Greta is a versatile performer and music educator. She is at ease in a variety of styles and settings: from nightclubs to schools, concert halls to libraries, amphitheaters, and arts festivals.

Her award-winning music is licensed to video soundtracks and publishing projects, including Scholastic’s Circle time series and SongsForTeaching.com.

Greta and her husband, Mark Hanson — 2005 Grammy-winning guitarist — founded Accent On Music, LLC in 1985.

They have published dozens of Mark’s guitar books and DVDs, performed worldwide, and sang for the President of the United States in San Francisco in 2009.

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National Artist of the Year


Award of Excellence

Film Advisory Board, for “Friendship Stew”

Classic Recording Award

Children’s Music Web, for “Music is Magic”

Hero Award


Sunburst Award



Private Lessons

Greta teaches voice, piano, music theory and sight-reading in her studio, and offers performance coaching in her studio or on location.
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Greta offers lively and interactive concerts for children and families; for grown-ups, she performs an eclectic mix of styles with her husband, Grammy-winning guitarist Mark Hanson.
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School Programs

As a teaching artist in private and public schools, Greta provides assemblies, residencies, and classroom connecting music with core subjects and Common Core.
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Greta Pedersen
Greta PedersenJanuary 22, 2017 at 7:17am
Mark and I are looking forward to our concert at Emmanuel Presbyterian today at 5 pm. We'll also be singing and playing at two church services this morning starting at 9 am. Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
588 Camino Manzanas
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 United States
Greta Pedersen
Greta PedersenJanuary 21, 2017 at 3:57pm
Greta Pedersen
Greta PedersenJanuary 20, 2017 at 1:45pm
Decor at baggage claim. Do people really leave their guitars at the airport??!?
Greta Pedersen
Greta PedersenJanuary 9, 2017 at 12:00pm
My Toddlers concert at Salem Library, originally scheduled for tomorrow, is rescheduled for March 7, 10:30 AM, by venue request. If you have toddlers or preschoolers and are near Salem, Ore., come on down. We always have a great time! Salem Public Library (Salem, OR)
Greta Pedersen
Greta PedersenJanuary 7, 2017 at 2:10pm
Today I participated in a fun,effective goal-setting online workshop sponsored by Stanford Alumni Women's Impact Network. Great job by facilitator Mona Thompson from Collective Capital!

Upcoming Events

  1. Mark & Greta Concertize in Roseville, California

    April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
  2. Mark & Greta Concertize in the Sierra Foothills, California

    April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0