Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Marshall McGuire

Acclaimed Australian harpist Marshall McGuire has performed as a soloist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, English String Orchestra, Les Talens Lyriques, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and the Australia Ensemble. He has appeared at numerous international festivals, and is currently Director of Programming at Melbourne Recital Centre. He has performed in caves, on the beach at Orpheus Island, at the Chateau de Chantilly and in a 12th century chapel in Wales. Playing music in exotic and beautiful locations is his passion.


Current Tours:

European Winter Music Festivals  |  20 January – 02 February 2020

The 2020 Sydney International Piano Competition  |  21–26 July 2020 (6 days)



“Personable & approachable, an endearing sense of humour, competent, knowledgeable & expert in the field of classical music. An excellent choice of tour leader.”
Paul H.  |  Sydney Opera and Music Weekend 2017


“Marshall was a delight – knowledgeable, and very good at sharing that knowledge, and with just the right touch of fun and humour.
Merry W.  |  Sydney Opera and Music Weekend 2017


“Superb!! I would go anywhere with him!”
Vicki A.  |  Sydney Opera and Music Weekend 2017