Lisa Ann Marsh

Lisa Ann Marsh is a member of the piano faculties at Portland State University and Portland Community College. As Director of the Coordinate Movement Program at Portland State University she specializes in wellness for musicians. Her courses focus on injury prevention, health and well being for musicians and mind-body connections for increased artistry and creativity. She received her Bachelor of Science in Music and Master of Music in Performance from Portland State University. Additional background in somatic education includes 19 years as a Registered Nurse in the fields of Neurosurgery and Emergency Medicine, 8 years of piano technique study at the Tubman Institute of Piano and 7 years of study of the Alexander Technique and Body Mapping with Barbara Conable. Ms. Marsh is former Principal Keyboard with the Columbia Symphony Orchestra and pianist with the Marsh-Titterington Piano Duo.

Ms. Marsh is a member of Cascadia Composers and a founding member of Crazy Jane Composers. Her music is inspired by the natural and supernatural worlds, the complexity of human emotions, and the artists she collaborates with. Chamber and choral works have been performed by the Northwest Piano Trio, The Mousai and the Choral Arts Ensemble. Current projects include an opera, a symphonic poem, a song cycle lamenting the vanishing glaciers, and a string quartet. 

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November 11, 2016

4:30 PM

Panel: Physiology and Psychology of Playing Contemporary Piano Music