Adam Marec started studying the guitar in 1996 and enrolled in the music school in Čadca. Between 1998 and 2002 he studied at the Conservatory in Žilina with Professor Dušan Lehotský. After studying at the University of Arts in Banská Bystrica under between 2002 and 2007, he was awarded the Chancellor’s Prize (Slovak Republic). In 2005 he spent five months at the Conservatorio A. Boito di Parma a Academia del Teatro Cinghio in Parma (Italy). He obtained a scholarship to of Giampaolo Bandini`s class, a well known virtuoso. In addition, in 2006, he spent a two month work – study programme in the Centre de Musique Baroque in Versailles (France), where he attended Olivier Chassain`s class at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse in Paris. He has actively participated in masterclasses with Odair Assad, Roland Dyens, Pavel Steidl, Marcin Dylla, Carlo Marchione, Jorge Morel, John W. Duarte, Máximo Diego Pujol, Štěpán Rak, etc.
He regularly gives the solo concerts and plays as a soloist with the orchestra and various chamber ensembles. He plays the duo „Pianocorde“ with the Slovak pianist Eva Kosorínová and the Italian guitarist Fabrizio Ferraro in duo Marec-Ferraro. With guitarist Peter Tomko he played his diploma concert with the State Chamber Orchesta in Žilina, in the Slovak premiere of Concerto for Two Guitars and orchestra by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. With the orchestra of the State Opera in Banská Bystrica he performed famous Joaquín Rodrigo`s Concierto de Aranjuez.
He has given concerts in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and Great Britain, in concert halls such as the Dom Umenia Fatra in Žilina, Royal Festival Hall in London, Millenáris-Fodadó in Budapest, Hlahol-velký sál in Prague, Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Palazzo Reggio in Cagliari and the Sala Mompou in Barcelona.
Adam Marec is Laureate of three international guitar competitions: The Festival of Ivan Balla, Dolný Kubín, SK; The London Music Festival; The Interpretation competition of Milan Tesař, Brno, CZ. He has gained several prizes in national and international guitar competitions: The Slovak Conservatories Students Competition, SR; Karl Ditters Dittersdorf, Vídnava, CZ; Giulio Rospigliosi, Lamporecchio, IT; Villa Nova Mondoví, Cuneo, IT; Festival Paganini, Parma, IT; Konkurs Gitarowy Medzinarodowy, Krynica, PL.
Nowadays, in addition to his guitar performances, he works as a guitar and chamber music tutor at the Conservatory of Ján Levoslav Bella in Banská Bystrica, as well at the Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica. He has recorded several programmes for radio and television.