Marcus Venables

Marcus is a Canadian trumpeter & composer from Toronto. Currently studying trumpet performance at the University of Toronto, Marcus is becoming a sought after soloist, conductor and composer. He has won several composition competitions including the 2012 UniBrass Competition, and the 2013 JustMusic Brass Band Compeition, and continues to receive commissions from a wide range of ensembles. Marcus began learning music through the Salvation Army and is currently a member of the North York Temple Band and the Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army. His guesting opportunities have taken him across Canada, the United States, and Europe. In June 2016, Marcus was the guest soloist at the Birmingham Symphony Hall in the United Kingdom with the International Staff Band of the Salvation Army.