Inspired by Montana's majestic mountains, New Mexico's haunting deserts and the bright city lights of Dallas, Marsha Webb's music captures a timeless sense of place and Life'e ever-changing, mysterious journey. Her new CD " Hope Is The Thing With Feathers", is a harmonious, balance of emotional intensity and quiet, soulful contemplation.
"My two great loves have always been nature and music." Webb says. "Nature plays the deepest chords in my heart.Harmonies spring from the rushing rivers, the peaceful quiet of evening deep in the wilderness, the vast stretches of stars in the Milky Way, dancing Northern Lights, and the wild creatures and wander the land."
Webb began her professional career as a performer in Fort Worth. She attended the University of North Texas in Denton. Texas where she studied Piano Performance and Music Composition. She has written music in a variety of genres, and is now focusing on incorporating her classical roots of jazz and folk. Webb has garnered wide-spread praise as an accomplished performer the piano, guitar, flute, dulcimer, and voice. Her songwriting skills earned her recognition at the prestigious Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas where her songs were twice selected as finalists.
Sharing her love of music with children throughout Dallas. Webb is a Wolftrap Teaching Artist. The internationally known Wolftrap Institute of Early Learning through the Arts, based out of Virginia, advocates integration of the arts into the pre-literacy classroom. She has also worked with Young Audiences, Every Child Ready to Read, and many educational programs for children designed to enhance literacy.
In addition to her new CD of original solo piano pieces, "Hope Is The Thing With Feather", Webb has four previously released recordings: "Whiterock", original solo piano music inspired by her personal wilderness journeys (1996); "Winding Roads" original solo piano and piano with cello (1996); "Seasons", original folk songs with guitar, piano, dulcimer, cello, and vocals (1993), and "The Wild Places", solo (1991).