Sibylle Marquardt

Flute lessons and performance

Sibylle MarquardtA native of Germany, Sibylle Marquardt moved to Canada in 1997. An active chamber and orchestral player in Canada and Europe, she is also recognized for her teaching. Since the fall of 2018 Sibylle is teaching at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts. In 1998 she became a Certified Teacher on the Faculty of the Royal Conservatory of Music, joined the College of Examiners and has become a sought after adjudicator at music festivals.

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. 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 many symphony orchestras in Germany, Switzerland and Canada, as well as for musical productions in Toronto.

Sibylle was a member of the ERGO Ensemble (led by composer Barbara Croall) 2000-2012, specializing in contemporary music, as well as Duo Resonance. In Germany she was a founding member of Trio Resonance, which was an established ensemble at numerous high-profile concert venues and festivals throughout Germany and Switzerland.

Sibylle is a founding member of Trio D’Argento, with Paul Pulford, cello and Todd Yaniw, piano, and the Argento Collective, which is touring all over Canada. Trio d’Argento has been awarded multiple grants from different granting bodies and recorded the CD “Piano Centric” with members of the Canadian Brass. With Duo Resonance she recorded the CD "From the New Village".

In 1994 Sibylle started the Baroque flute and has performed with the Camerata Basel, Nota Bene Baroque Players and Toronto Masque Theatre.