Marshall McDonald is a musician, composer, and Institute Instructor.
As a pianist, arranger and composer, Marshall has developed a unique musical style that combines classical, inspirational, film score and new age genres of music all in one. He has nine full-length albums, four film scores, and two
symphonies to his credit.
In 2007, Marshall performed his acclaimed arrangement of If You Could Hie To Kolob as a guest soloist with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
He also worked for a time on the WB network television series "Everwood" as a musician and hand double for the actor, Gregory Smith. During its first season, Marshall oversaw all of the music-related scenes, and when the lead character, Ephraim, played the piano, it was actually Marshall's hands on the keys!
He graduated from the University of Utah in with BA degrees in Music and Communications and his Masters degree in Public Administration. He is currently a full-time Seminary teacher and an adjunct music professor at Salt Lake Community College.
He and his wife Kristien live in Sandy, Utah with their daughter, Cedar Jane, son, Rowan. Those who know Marshall will tell you that he is best known for his music, his smile, and his love of chocolate milk.