Clinton Marshall is active as a band guest conductor, adjudicator, and clinician. For more than 35 years he has traveled across North America sharing his knowledge, experience, and sense of humor with student musicians and music educators.
As a guest conductor, Mr. Marshall has successfully led numerous honor bands including the Maryland All State Band and bands at the University of Wisconsin, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Duquesne University. At the International Peace Gardens, he directed the Wind Ensemble and Youth Bands which were comprised of students from eleven different countries. For 19 years he conducted the concert band at the Maryland Center for the Arts, a program for Maryland’s gifted and talented students. Mr. Marshall has guest conduced the Saskatchewan Provincial Honor Band on two different occasions as well as numerous honor bands in the mid-Atlantic and southern regions of the United States.
In addition to his experiences with student musicians, he enjoys making music with adult community bands. Mr. Marshall has made several trips to Regina, Saskatchewan to workshop the Prairie Winds Adult Bands. He also conducted a two-day performance clinic for the West Valley Winds in Canmore and the Red Deer Adult Band Retreat in Alberta. In 2013 he was honored to guest conduct a performance with the Winnipeg Winds in Manitoba.
Each year, Mr. Marshall devotes a major portion of his schedule to adjudicating concert band festivals. This April and May, he will be in residence for four weeks in Banff conducting music retreats for school bands. This is a unique opportunity for directors and their bands to experience tremendous musical growth in the ultimate setting away from the usual everyday distractions.
Clinton Marshall is the former Coordinator of Music for the Baltimore County Public School System. Prior to this assignment, Clinton Marshall taught instrumental music at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. His concert bands earned a reputation for excellence by consistently receiving superior ratings at District, State and National Festivals.
His contributions to the instrumental music program have been recognized by both the National Band Directors Association and by the American School Band Directors Association. The Maryland State Senate honored Mr. Marshall in a special proclamation for “his efforts and accomplishments in producing award-winning music students.”