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George Marsh



Biography

George Marsh, violinist, has been a member of the National Symphony Orchestra since 1979. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he studied with Paul Makanowitzky. Mr. Marsh has performed as soloist with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Virginia Chamber Orchestra, the Catholic University Orchestra, and several other orchestras in his native Midwest. As a chamber musician, he is a founding member of the Chamber Artists of Washington; he has also performed with the Vaener String Trio, the New England Piano Quartette, the Washington Chamber Society, and the Alexandria Chamber Ensemble. His recital performances include concerts at the Phillips Collection, the Organization of American States, and the National Gallery of Art. Mr. Marsh has received numerous awards, including first prize in the 1985 Washington International Bach Competition. He is a member of the Washington, D.C.- based Potomac String Quartet, which has recorded the Complete String Quartets of David Diamond and the Complete String Quartets of William Quincy-Porter on Nimbus Records. The Potomac String Quartet has been featured on the chamber music series of the Voice of America. Mr. Marsh can also be heard on recordings of the chamber music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold, as well as on recordings of music performed at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- Darkness and Light (four volumes). Mr. Marsh plays a 1758 J.B. Guadagnini, the "ex- Joseph Silverstein."
George Marsh