Marcia Butler

Instructor & Writer
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Marcia Butler is the author of the nationally acclaimed memoir, The Skin Above My Knee. She was a professional oboist for 25 years. During her musical career, she performed as a principal oboist and soloist on the most renowned of New York and international stages, with many high-profile musicians and orchestras. Marcia was a 2015 recipient of a Writer-in-Residence through Aspen Words and the Catto Shaw Foundation. Her work has been published in Literary Hub, PANK, Psychology Today, The Aspen Institute, BioStories, and others. She lives in New York City.


Cover Photo: Marcia Butler’s Creative Imperative by Marcia Butler
Marcia Butler’s Creative Imperative

“There are so many ways to tell any story, just as there are thousands of ways to play a Mozart melody.”

Sep 27, 2017
Cover Photo: photo courtesy of the author