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Mr Marc Verter

Biography

MARC VERTER - Pianist

Biography

Marc Verter is a collaborative pianist, vocal coach and concert promoter. His career combines solo work with song performance, chamber music and teaching. A passionate advocate of song, Mr Verter dedicates much of his time to performing with singers. For over five years, he was the artistic director of the renowned Chelsea Schubert Festival, which focused on song and chamber music.
Alongside his performing work Mr Verter is a highly sought after vocal coach and repetiteur. He is currently on the staff at the Vocal Department at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and works on a freelance basis at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, the Royal College of Music and West London University. He leads regular workshops and master classes for singers at the Tel Aviv University Buchman Mehta School of Music. He performs regularly in the UK and abroad and has performed song recitals which were broadcast live on radio in Israel, Belgium and The Netherlands. He has worked extensively with internationally renowned singers such as Nelly Miricoiu, Yvonne Kenny, Sarah Walker, Jonathan Lemalu, Kate Royal, Claire Booth, Benedict Nelson, David Stout, Katherine Broderick, Elena Xanthoudakis, Ilona Dominch, Mark Glanville, Sharon Rostorff and Chen Reiss. He has performed recitals with distinguished violinist Madeleine Mitchell and played on BBC radio with a variety of artists including celebrated cellist Sol Gabetta.

Mr Verter has performed in festivals in Israel, North America and Europe. As a repetiteur, he worked at Aix en Provence Festival, Dartington Festival and in Opera pa Skaret, Kopparberg, Sweden. He has directed opera scenes at the AIMS International Music School in Eastbourne (2007-2017).
Recordings have included a collection of songs and arias with soprano Ilona Domnich (2009, Quarts), piano solo sonatas by Georgian composer Tamara Konstantin (2018, Naxos), Osterwald Lieder by Robert Franz with soprano Harriett Burns and tenor William Searle (2019 MPR) and A further recording of songs by Mieczyslaw Weinberg with bass baritone Mark Glanville is expected to be released in 2020 with Challenge.
As part of his dedication to art-song, Mr Verter has researched specific areas of the genre and late 19th century French song in particular. Through his doctoral studies he has looked into the musical settings of the poetry of Charles Baudelaire and over the past few years he has lead workshops with college students in the UK and abroad on the performance of French songs. He has also founded Salon Musical, a series of shows which recreates European salons of the 19th century through theatre, song, piano solo and chamber music. These performances take place in cultural venues and private homes.
Mr Verter is a regular adjudicator at song competitions in London including the Elizabeth Schumann competition at Trinity College of Music.
Marc Verter was born and raised in Israel. He holds a B. Mus degee (Hon) in piano from Tel Aviv University; a M.Mus degree in piano from Indiana University School of Music and an M.Mus Degree in accompaniment from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he studied with Graham Johnson.

Contact Marc

Address: Greater London
W13
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Fee (30 minutes): £30.00
Fee (60 minutes): £45.00

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