Jane Marshall was a composer of choral music, a hymnist, poet and teacher. A longtime member of the Meadows School of the Arts theory faculty and the Sacred Music graduate faculty at Perkins School of Theology at SMU, she taught in the summer continuing education program there and was active as a clinician for choral organizations around the country. A distinguished alumna of Southern Methodist University, Jane was honored twice by the Southern Baptist Musicians Conference and the Fellowship of United Methodist Musicians for her contributions to church music.
She is the author of Grace, Noted, a collection of homilies, essays and hymns. She and clergyman/poet John Thornburg collaborated in two hymn collections titled Can God Be Seen in Other Ways, and What Gift Can We Bring.
Her anthem My Eternal King has been a staple in choral libraries around the world for decades. She is represented in the Jubilate Music Group (HW Gray) catalog with Awake, My Heart.