Northern Lights: Canadian National Conservatory of Music
Kye Marshall is a professional composer, cellist and jazz and free improvisor with sixCD’s to her credit: Standard Time, a compilation of jazz standards with Don Thompson (bass and piano) and Dan Ionescu (guitar), Pencil Blues, Say When and Winter’s End, her original jazz compositions with Don Thompson (piano), In The Moment and Chiaroscuro: spontaneous compositions with Tom Baker (piano) Her latest CD of original compositions, Pencil Blues, May 2013 was nominated best jazz CD of the year by TIMA. Her compositions have been performed locally at such venues as the Glenn Gould Studios, Harbourfront, the Music Gallery, NY Performing Arts Centre, the Royal Conservatory of Music, Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Markham Centre for the Performing Arts, AGO Multisensory Ipad tours, on TVO, onJazz.FM and CBC Radio and in the USA, Italy andAustria. She has written for an opera , for Orchestra, a Concerto for Bass Trombone and for many different combinations of instruments including full orchestra, string quartet, brass quintet, two harps, piano, voice and choir. Kye has also written four film scores, thirty-six jazz compositions, and for theatre, dance and CBC radio drama. The Northern Lights Canadian National Conservatory of Music has published six of her piano pieces and was twice the winner of the CNFMT best piano composition. These are her recent Premières.
June 6, 2019 Pomegarante Opera
March 2, 2018Five Movements for Woodwind Trio
Oct. 2017 Parched For Solo Scordatura cello.
July 31.2017 Pomegranate: A Chamber Opera (2017) Workshop Performance at Tapestry
March 8. 2017 Fusions: For String Orchestra (2017) Première by "I Solisti Veneti", Veneto, Italy
Dec.3, 2016For full orchestra Why Not Blues Premiered by the Scarborough Philharmonic.
Sept 20, 2016The Heliconian Rag was premièred by the Heliconian String Quartet.
Oct 14,2016 Theme and Variations on a Canadian Folksong for Solo Cello and loop.
April 11, 2016 Endangered Species premiered by the Halcyon String Quartet in Toronto.
March 8, 2016Two Movements for String Orchestra was premiered by the Eurorchestra in Italy.
Marshall was the winner of the Ron Collier Composition Award and the CFMTA piano composition competition in 2010 and 2012, and has received awards, commissions and grants from all the major funding bodies (TAC, OAC, Canada Council, CAPAC, Socanand the Canadian Music Centre and TD). As a photographer Kye Marshall has had solo shows at at the Yorkville Library, Axis Gallery and Grill, Richview Library, Canadian Music Centre, Window Box (Gallery1313), Fairview Library and in group shows at Propeller Gallery, Praxis Gallery , IndexG, Aird Gallery, Tayriver Gallery, Gallery 44, and Gallery 1313 . Her work was also chosen for Yes Art Gala, Your Ontario contest and the CNMTA Centennial book