Marina Krickler is a sought-after musician and educator throughout New England. Hailed for her “soaring… warmly played” solos (Boston Classical Review), she is currently Fourth Horn with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, and performs extensively with many of the region’s ensembles.
A musician with diverse abilities, Ms. Krickler frequently appears with new music ensembles such as Sound Icon, and with period ensembles including Grand Harmonie, and La Donna Musicale. Ms. Krickler is a member of Bala Brass, and the co-founder of Andromeda Quintet, a brass chamber ensemble dedicated to creating adventurous listening experiences. Her solo work includes performances with Haffner Sinfonietta, and Symphony Nova.
Ms. Krickler enjoys teaching students of all ages, and has presented masterclasses in both the United States and Canada. She holds faculty appointments at the College of the Holy Cross, All Newton Music School, Dana Hall School of Music, and Wellesley Public Schools.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, Ms. Krickler spent her formative years playing piano and flute before being drawn to the horn at the age of sixteen. She holds a Master of Music in Performance from The Boston Conservatory, a Bachelor of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto, and a Music Performance Diploma from Mount Royal University. Her teachers and mentors have included Joan Watson, Eli Epstein, Gabe Radford, and Laurie Matiation. In addition to her formal education, she is an alumna of the National Academy Orchestra, the National Arts Centre Young Artists Program, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.