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Marshall McGuire

Director of Programming

From 2012 to July 2015, Marshall held the position of Music Programmer for Arts Centre Melbourne, where he managed all classical music programming. Whilst with Arts Centre Melbourne, he was involved in outstanding events such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra‚Äôs first visit to Australia, Once Upon a Time at the Famous Spiegeltent and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra (MSO) Secret Symphony. Prior to working with Arts Centre Melbourne, he was curator of the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) and the Australian Music Centre’s Art Music Awards for the Sydney Opera House, and held senior Artistic Planning positions for Orchestra Victoria and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Marshall has curated festival programs for Sydney Festival, Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival, Utzon Music Series at Sydney Opera House and three National Music Camps for the Australian Youth Orchestra.

Marshall is acclaimed as a harpist in contemporary and Baroque repertoire having studied at the Victorian College of the Arts, the Paris Conservatoire and the Royal College of Music, London.