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Bob Marsh

Composer, Multi-Instrumentalist
Bob Marsh performs regularly on violin, cello, piano, vibraphone, flute, electronics, and uses extended vocal techniques. He is the leader of String Theory, Out of the Blue Chamber Ensemble, the Quintessentials, the Robot Martians, the Illuminated Orchestra, Opera viva and the Che Guevarra Memorial Marching (and Stationary) Accordion Band; and member of Aaron Bennett's Nonet, Jim Ryan's Left Coast Improv Group, the Abstractions, the Moe!chestra and the Cornelius Cardew Choir

Education:

Bachelors of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Wayne State University, Detroit, 1974
Master of Arts, Humanistic Clinical Psychology, Merrill-Palmer Institute, Detroit, 1981
Classical guitar with Carl Bernstein (Detroit, 1967)
Vibraphone (San Francisco, 1970)
Classical Piano, Grosse Pointe Conservatory of Music, 1973
Upcoming Events:

Sunday, September 21 2014 12:00 PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music [50 Oak Street San Francisco, CA]
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music (SFFCM) presents SFMusic Day. Live + Free to be held on September 20th and 21st 2014 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The event will highlight the vibrant and overlapping communities of local artists working in Early Music, Chamber Music, New Music, Jazz, and Creative Music.  More...
Sunday, September 21 2014 12:00 PM
San Francisco Conservatory of Music - Osher Salon [50 Oak Street San Francisco]
The Center for New Music offers a special "Field Report" as part of SFMusic Day, an annual marathon featuring approximately 40 different Bay Area music groups across genres. The set takes place at the SF Conservatory of Music, offering a pop-up showcase of highlights from the Center's first 1.5 years as the new music hub of SF. The Field Report program features Rova Saxophone Quartet, Dohee Lee, Karl Evangelista's Taglish, Bob Marsh, Mobius Trio, Common Ground with Luis Escareño and Anne Rainwater, a performance + installation by Chris Kallmyer, and a special video presentation.  More...
Saturday, October 25 2014 8:00 PM
Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music & Outsound Presents
The Other World Cycle - visions of the Kalevala land of my grandmothers
A Suite of new music inspired by the ethos of Finnish cultural mythology
featuring The Life's Blood Ensemble:
Ron Heglin•Voice Jason Hoopes•Bass Markus Hunt•Bass Heikki Koskinen•Recorder, E-trumpet, Kantele Bob Marsh•Voice Suki O'Kane•Percussion Timothy Orr•Drums Mark Pino•Percussion Mika Pontecorvo•Flutes Rent Romus•Saxophones, Kantele, Flutes, Bells Shanna Sordahl•Cello Scott Walton•Bass

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Sunday, October 26 2014 3:00 PM
Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
******Matinee Show******
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music & Outsound Presents
The Other World Cycle - visions of the Kalevala land of my grandmothers
A Suite of new music inspired by the ethos of Finnish cultural mythology
featuring The Life's Blood Ensemble:
Ron Heglin•Voice Markus Hunt•Bass Heikki Koskinen•Recorder, E-trumpet, Kantele Bob Marsh•Voice Suki O'Kane•Percussion Timothy Orr•Drums Mark Pino•Percussion Mika Pontecorvo•Flutes Rent Romus•Saxophones, Kantele, Flutes, Bells Shanna Sordahl•Cello Scott Walton•Bass

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CDs on which Bob Marsh appears:
ArtistTitleLabelNumber
Voices In The Wilderness Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America
Artist: Voices In The Wilderness
Title: Dissenting Soundscapes and Songs of G.W.'s America
Label: Pax Recordings PR90276
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90276
The Abstractions Novo Navigatio
Artist: The Abstractions
Title: Novo Navigatio
Label: Edgetone Records PR90275/EDT4027
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records PR90275/EDT4027
The Abstractions Ars Vivende
Artist: The Abstractions
Title: Ars Vivende
Label: Pax Recordings PR90260/EDT4019
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90260/EDT4019
Moe! Staiano's MOE!KESTRA! Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations
Artist: Moe! Staiano's MOE!KESTRA!
Title: Two Forms of Multitudes: Conducted Improvisations
Label: Pax Recordings PR90261
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90261
rev.99 Everything Changed After 7-11
Artist: rev.99
Title: Everything Changed After 7-11
Label: Pax Recordings PR90255
Label page on this site: Pax Recordings
Pax Recordings PR90255
The Abstractions Sonic Conspiracy
Artist: The Abstractions
Title: Sonic Conspiracy
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4012
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4012
Jack Wright and Bob Marsh Birds in the Hand
Artist: Jack Wright and Bob Marsh
Title: Birds in the Hand
Label: Public Eyesore 69
Label page on this site: Public Eyesore
Public Eyesore 69
The Left Coast Improv Group The Left Coast Improv Group
Artist: The Left Coast Improv Group
Title: The Left Coast Improv Group
Label: Jimzeen Productions CD1003
Label page on this site: Jimzeen Productions
Jimzeen Productions CD1003
Emergency String Quartet Hill Music
Artist: Emergency String Quartet
Title: Hill Music
Label: Spring Garden Music 008
Label page on this site: Spring Garden Music
Spring Garden Music 008
Triangle Triangle
Artist: Triangle
Title: Triangle
Label: Moving Lines Recordings 001
Label page on this site: Moving Lines Recordings
Moving Lines Recordings 001
T.D. Skatchit & Company Skatch Migration
Artist: T.D. Skatchit & Company
Title: Skatch Migration
Label: Edgetone Records EDT4103
Label page on this site: Edgetone Records
Edgetone Records EDT4103