Violinist and vocalist Madeline Marshall is a Cincinnati-based artist and rising scholar passionate about filling the world with beautiful music. Hailing from New Orleans, her heritage values artistic self-expression above all else. Madeline leads with a love of music and a sincere zeal for life which she hopes to ignite in others. Through her performances, her commitment to excellence and expression captures the hearts of her audiences as she hopes to inspire them and build community.
Madeline began studying the violin at age seven and classical voice at twelve. She is steeped in the classical and sacred repertoire, although she embraces contemporary works in both genres with enthusiasm, especially those by women composers and composers of color. Madeline is committed to excellence, a Jesuit principle which has driven her above and beyond in her education and performances alike.
As an activist, Madeline is especially concerned with the dignity of all human persons and life free from violence. She enjoys working with young people and children to inspire them with peace, love, and beautiful music. She has worked consistently with the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras and their efforts to make music education accessible for students of every background. At Loyola University of New Orleans, she was awarded the Alton F. Doody Spirit of Leadership award for her work in social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Madeline holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Loyola University New Orleans and is currently pursuing her Master of Music at University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music under Dr. Won-Bin Yim. She teaches undergraduate music theory as a graduate assistant at CCM and is employed as the soprano section leader of the choir at St Cecilia Catholic Parish. In her free time Madeline enjoys reading and hiking with her husband.