Biography of Marsh Joanna:
Joanna Marsh has been Organist and Assistant Master of Music at Christ’s Hospital since September 1997. Educated at Kingswood School, Bath, Joanna studied the organ with Marcus Sealy and David Sanger. She then continued her studies with David Sanger, together with choral directing under Patrick Russell, at the Royal Academy of Music, where she won the Henry Richard’s Organ prize adjudicated by Lady Susi Jeans. Whilst in London she became organ scholar at St Alban’s Church, Holborn. Joanna took up the organ scholarship at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge in 1989. From September 1992 until July 1994, she was Resident Organist at Cranleigh School and then moved to York to be School Organist at St Peter’s School. At Christ’s Hospital she runs several choirs, both in and out of School, and specialises in organising and directing "organ" and "singing" days which attract large numbers of both experienced musicians and beginners. Joanna has tutored for the International Organ Festival at Oundle. As an organ recitalist, Joanna performs regularly here and abroad with a tour of the USA planned for Easter 2000.
At Christ’s Hospital Joanna enjoys the benefits of four splendid pipe organs and a bevy of keen young organ pupils.