Episode 3 Guest Mentor: harpist Marshall McGuire

Harpist Marshall McGuire.

We are excited to welcome harpist and programmer Marshall McGuire as guest mentor for Episode 3!

Marshall McGuire is one of Australia’s leading performers, with a special interest in baroque and contemporary music. In 2021, the album ‘Bower’ recorded with Genevieve Lacey, was awarded the ARIA Award for Best Classical Album

He’s commissioned and premiered more than 100 new works for harp, and has been a member of the ELISION ensemble since 1988. Marshall has performed in caves, on the beach at Orpheus Island, at the Chateau de Chantilly, in shearing sheds, and in a 12th century chapel in Wales. Playing music in exotic and beautiful locations is his passion. 

Marshall studied at the Victorian College of the Arts, the Royal College of Music, London, and in Paris. His London debut recital was presented at the Purcell Room for the Park Lane Group.  

He has performed with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, English String Orchestra, Les Talens Lyriques, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony and Australia Ensemble and has appeared at international festivals including Aldeburgh, Melbourne, Milan, Geneva, Brighton, Moscow, Vienna, Huddersfield, Huntington and Adelaide

Marshall is Director of Programming at Melbourne Recital Centre, and is Chair of the Australian Music Centre

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