Marion Baker studied cello with Orlando Cole at the Curtis Institute of Music and has had master classes with Janos Starker, Claus Adam, and David Soyer. Marion has performed as principal cellist with the Washington Bach Consort, Washington Chamber Symphony, Washington Concert Opera, National Gallery Orchestra, and the National Philharmonic. He is principal cellist of the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, Marion most recently performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Landon Symphonette. He has also performed the Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations with the Fairfax Symphony and the Haydn Symphony Concertante under the baton of Leonard Slatkin. Marion has also performed solo works with the Nashville Symphony, the Knoxville Symphony and the Prince William Symphony.