Marko First is a Croatian violin player and a composer. He is an artistic director of the Zagreb Folkdance Ensemble orchestra. He collaborated with bands, ensembles and musicians such as Massimo, Cinkuši, M.Škoro, Valungari, Adastra, Picksiebner, Croatian Bagpipe Orchestra, Kvartet Gubec, Damjans (Giipuja), Oridano gipsy jazz band, Elma Burnić, Damjan Krajačić, &M Dance Company etc. and as a soloist with the 100 Tamburitzas orchestra and with the Russian National Orchestra of Traditional Instruments “Ossipov.