Diane Ponzio

Diane Ponzio was born and raised in New York City, and honed her skills 
playing folk clubs on Bleecker Street after graduating from The ” Fame ” 
School ( the prestigious High School of Performing Arts ) and earning a 
BA in Mathematics from The City University of New York.

In 1985, she was chosen as a global ambassador for The Martin Guitar 
Company by C.F. Martin IV to perform on their behalf worldwide, and 
there are two Martin Guitar models that bear her name. Diane’s songs 
feature meaningful lyrics woven with memorable melodies, laid over her 
percussive guitar style, and brought home with her saxophone like 
vocals. Her goal is to move your heart, your point of view, and your 

Diane regularly tours in Europe, and has released ten full length CDs of 
her own songs, and enjoys seeing her friends all over the world. Please 
visit www.dianeponzio.com

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