Gregory Marsh is a freelance clarinetist and music educator in the Southern and Central New Jersey areas. He performs regularly with the Exit 4 Woodwind Quintet, On the Count of Three Trio, Trio con Legno, the Garden State Symphonic Band, the Lyrica Chamber Orchestra, and has been the concertmaster for the Eastern Wind Symphony since 2011. Mr. Marsh is also a member of the Central New Jersey Musiciansâ€?Union, AFM Local 204-373.
Mr. Marsh is a graduate of The College of New Jersey and The Peabody Institute of Music, having studied clarinet with Roger W. McKinney and Steven Barta. He is currently the adjunct professor of woodwinds at Rowan College at Burlington County in Pemberton, NJ. In addition to his teaching duties at RCBC, Mr. Marsh also maintains a private clarinet studio in Central New Jersey.
When Greg is not busy teaching, practicing, or performing, he likes spending time with friends and family, cooking, going to the Jersey Shore, taking in a concert or two, and rooting for Philadelphia sports teams. For more information about Greg, please visit his website â€?www.gregorymarsh.us
Favorite piece performed: Bartok Contrasts
Janice has loved music since her fingers first touched piano keys. She began taking piano lessons at the age of 4 and violin lessons at the age of 7. Throughout school, she was involved in orchestras and chamber ensembles before deciding to pursue music at the University of Delaware. There, she studied violin under Xiang Gao and was a founding member of the Blue Hen String Quartet. She focused her studies on music education and string pedagogy, graduating with an Honors Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance and a Minor in Piano Performance in 2009.
Janice now teaches elementary music and directs the strings program at East Greenwich School District in New Jersey. She is also the organist and ECHO Choir director at Elkton Presbyterian Church in Maryland. When she isn't sharing her love of music with the masses, she likes to ride her bike, snuggle with her cat, and browse reddit.
Favorite piece performed: Beethoven Symphony No. 7, 2nd movement
Peter has been playing the cello for 22 years. He gives a lot of thanks to his teacher David for cultivating his love for the cello and playing style, which is heavily focused on creating flowing emotive musical phrases. Peter pursued his passion for learning and teaching music at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), achieving a Bachelors in Music Education and also served as Section leader of the TCNJ orchestra.
Today, he is a part of the trio â€śOn the Count of Threeâ€? When he is not performing, Peter works as a Cardiac ICU Nurse at Lourdes Camden. His hobbies include performing the Chinese yoyo, playing tennis, attending Philadelphia Orchestra concerts, and traveling the world.
Favorite piece performed: Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata