Melbourne Recital Centre’s Director of Programming, Marshall McGuire will continue to be a champion of Australian music with his appointment to Chair of the Australian Music Centre’s Board of Directors.
The Australian Music Centre (AMC) is a national service organisation dedicated to the promotion and support of art music in Australia. AMC is committed to the representation, advocacy, promotion and support of Australian composers and their music, providing career support, professional development programs and recognition of achievement through awards. AMC’s dedication to the promotion and support of art music is vital as our industry continues to recover in the wake of the pandemic.
The Melbourne Recital Centre community warmly congratulates Marshall on this appointment.
About Marshall McGuire:
For over 25 years, Marshall McGuire has been a leading curator and programmer of classical musical at some of the most celebrated cultural institutions and festivals in Australia. Marshall has championed the programming of classical music at the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA), Australian Music Centre’s Art Music Awards for the Sydney Opera House, Orchestra Victoria, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, 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 joined the Melbourne Recital Centre in July 2015, first as Director of Artistic Planning and later as Director of Programming. Notable initiatives and key areas of focus since then include the creation of the Yinga-bul First Nations celebration, expanded Learning & Access programs, broadening the range of music in our programs, including an acclaimed contemporary music program. During this time, the Centre has won five Helpmann Awards for classical presentations.