Part concert, part sing-along with Marcia Howard

Posted 30 January 2020

Part concert, part sing-along with Marcia Howard

Join Marcia Howard through story, song and film as she relives her career as a singer/songwriter in the Australian music industry at the Potato Shed.

Marcia will be accompanied by musicians Matiss Schubert and Marcia’s son, Liam Gubbins in a part concert, part sing along. Sharing the inspirations that have consistently informed her song writing and performance including her years as a member of the iconic Australian band, Goanna. You are invited to come along and be immersed in an enthralling show.

Marcia Howard. Photo Greyrose Photography

Marcia Howard is an original, compelling and charismatic songwriter and performer. Described as melodic and captivating, her songs explore the relationships with politics, family and place forming the background to her compelling story of growing up surrounded by a talented musical family. Through her upbringing Marcia has discovered harmony and so distinguished her own voice pursuing within the music industry and studying music as a young women. During this time Marcia was introduced to Aboriginal Australia and this connection is a major influence in all aspects her life.

Marcia has sustained a diverse career as a performer/singer-songwriter and music educator. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and understanding of singing and songwriting in both her vocal and songwriting workshops at festivals, concerts, schools and conferences.

Marcia was the first Australian female artist to feature on, A Woman’s Heart- a decade on, with her song, Poison Tree, singing with renowned Irish singer, Mary Black. She has shared the stage with some of the worlds most loved musicians, including America’s James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Billy Connelly and Eric Clapton. By sharing her deep love of song, she hopes she will help people embrace their own unique sound and voice.

“The word mastery comes to mind when listening to Marcia perform. Her songs are whole and beautifully crafted. She touches the essence of what it is to be open. She can soothe a troubled
soul and remind the listener that no one is alone with their feelings. I know too that she stands as a woman of her ancestral country and a custodian of the culture and wisdom of the land of her birth. Words are not enough to describe this soul… I love listening to Marcia sing. Listen and be carried”.

– Liam O’Maonlai (Hot House Flowers, Ireland).

As an accomplished singer, pianist, and vocal director and acoustic guitarist she has been involved within the music industry through a range of experiences both nationally within the Australian Music Industry and Internationally.

House of Song will be an uplifting, unforgettable experience for everyone who enters.

Book your tickets here. 

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