70/58/46 (Suzuki, includes bi-weekly group lesson)
A native of Germany, Sibylle Marquardt moved to Canada in 1997. In August 2018 she moved to Halifax where she is now teaching at the Maritime Conservatory. An active chamber and orchestral player in Canada and Europe, she is also recognized for her teaching. In 1998 she became a Certified Teacher on the Faculty of the Royal Conservatory of Music, got her certifications as Suzuki teacher, has joined the College of Examiners and has become a sought after adjudicator at music festivals. As well she was a visiting artist at the Etobicoke School for the Arts, one of the designated art schools of the Toronto District School Board. Her orchestral career began at the early age of 23, when she was regularly hired as 2nd flute/ piccolo with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Munich under Sir Colin Davis, touring to Italy and Japan. She went on to join the orchestral program of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and held a solo flute/solo piccolo position at the Freiburg Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Donald Runnicles. She was a substitute player with numerous orchestras in Germany, Switzerland and Canada. Sibylle is a member of Trio D’Argento with Peter Stoll, clarinet and Todd Yaniw, piano, which is performing all over Canada and has recorded the CD “Piano Centric” with members of the Canadian Brass. With Duo Resonance (guitarist Wilma van Berkel) she recorded the CD “From The New Village”, featuring 20th century music. Sibylle started the Baroque flute 1994 is a member of the Camerata Basel and has performed with Nota Bene Baroque Players/Kitchener and Toronto Masque Theatre. Sibylle’s flute education is based on the French School and Marcel Moyse. Her main teachers include Hermann Klemeyer and Jean-Claude Gérard and she had lessons with Trevor Wye, Geoffrey Gilbert, Wolfgang Schulz, Philippe Boucly, Eric Kirchhoff and Aurèle Nicolet. Her students are consistent award winners at the provincial level of Kiwanis and other festivals and many of her students were accepted into various music programs such as the University of Toronto, McGill University, University of Ottawa as well as the University of Western Ontario.