Marcus Engstrom was born and raised in Bjursas, Sweden.
He grew up playing classical guitar and violin, and at age 13 he started playing the electric guitar.
Marcus played in several bands around Bjursas, and after graduating from machinist school, Marcus moved to Norway to attend a four year academy in instrument making.
In 2006, Marcus moved to Montana to live with his wife, Jody, and to pursue his dream of being both a luthier and musician.
2010 was a big year for Marcus, he joined the Twangers, and he and Jody had their first child, Ariana. He has played in venues across Montana including the Always Patsy Cline show at the Ellen Theater, Peach Street Studios, and backing up emerging artists at the Music Ranch in the Paradise Valley.
They live in Four Corners, where Marcus repairs instruments and builds amazing custom guitars at his shop, the Engstrom Guitar Company