Lin Marsh trained at Trinity College of Music and London University, later gaining an MA with Distinction in Performance Arts at Middlesex University. She has worked extensively in music education in all sectors and has worked with organisations such as the London Mozart Players, Birmingham Symphony Hall Education, The Royal Opera House Education department, Glyndebourne Education, Opera North and British Youth Music Theatre UK As a voice specialist, Lin works throughout the country and abroad, running courses for teachers on singing, performance and composing skills, and directs many choral events for all key stages as well as adjudicating festivals.
Her songbook series for secondary and primary schools “Songscape” and “Junior Songscape” are published by Faber Music along with many other vocal works. The latest, “Songscape World” for KS2/3 came out in 2023. Lin also works on commissions for young people, composing both choral works and music theatre pieces, and worked for the National Youth Music Theatre as a musical director for many workshops and productions including The Ballad of Salomon Pavey at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Her piece “The Wild Swans” for the Halle Children’s Choir and orchestra was commissioned and performed in Manchester in June 2014 and performed again in 2022
Lin worked as Advisory teacher of Music in Oxfordshire for 10 years and is regularly invited to contribute to National education events such as The National and Scottish Association of Music Educators conferences and organisations such as The Association of British Choral Directors, Schools Music Association, MTA and Youth Music. She has recently been working for the British Council as a World Voice Trainer in Jordan, Lebanon, Cyprus and Ethiopia.