Lynda Marshall

Associate Professor of Music

Lynda Marshall
Email
lmarshall@kaskaskia.edu
Phone
618-545-3341
Location
Main Campus
Office
Fine Arts, HB 212

Professor Lynda Marshall holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Illinois State University and a Master of Music degree with an emphasis in Music Education from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. At Kaskaskia College, she conducts the Concert Choir, KC Blues, and Community Chorale. She teaches class piano, applied voice and piano, and general education courses.

Professor Marshall is an active clinician and adjudicator for regional and state music festivals and contests in Illinois, Missouri, and Nevada. She has guest conducted many ILMEA All-District Festivals in Districts 5, 6, and 8. Marshall has taught private voice and piano lessons for all ages and accompanied choruses, soloists, and musicals in the St. Louis/Metro-East area for over twenty-five years. Throughout her career, she has been a strong advocate for music education, serving ILMEA in various capacities during her tenure in the public school system, and serving as chapter advisor at Kaskaskia College for ILCMEA.

Currently, she serves as a Youth and Student Activities board member in IL-ACDA. She is working towards licensure as a trainee with the Association for Body Mapping Education to enhance musicians’ abilities in practice and performance to increase ease while reducing and eliminating injury. She is also honored to be named the choral conductor for the 2023 Illinois Ambassadors of Music 15-day European Tour this coming June.

Professor Marshall began her teaching career in 1998 at Edwardsville High School in Edwardsville, Illinois. She built an exemplary choral program there and assisted in developing new courses and opportunities for students enrolled in the choral program. Her choirs were selected to perform at the Illinois Music Educators Association All-State Conference three times under her direction. She received an Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award, an honor bestowed on 100 teachers in the St. Louis/Metro-East Area. In 2010, she became a National Board Certified Teacher in Music: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood.

Before her appointment at Kaskaskia College, Professor Marshall taught at two regional colleges. She served on the adjunct faculty at Greenville College, teaching applied voice and the Greenville College Chorale. She also worked on the adjunct faculty at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, where she taught Secondary Vocal and Choral Methods.

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