Marc Verter

Marc holds a M.Mus. degree in piano from Indiana University School of Music and a M.Mus. degree in accompaniment from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he studied with Graham Johnson; he is currently studying towards his doctorate at City University. Marc works as a vocal coach at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and is the joint artistic director of the Chelsea Schubert Festival.

He received awards from The Geoffrey Parsons Memorial Trust for 2004 and the Accompanist prize for the 2004 Patricia Routledge English Song Competition. In May 2006 he won the Titanic Accompanist prize at GSMD. In October, 2007 he won the accompanist prize from the Kathleen Ferrier Society and has recently won the accompanist prize for the Great Elm competition 2008 which was held at the Wigmore Hall.

He has participated in festivals in Israel, Belgium, Spain, Holland, USA, Canada, France and the U.K. including the Britten Pears School, Ravinia Festival in Chicago (Steans Institute) and the Banff Centre in Canada. Marc was an official accompanist at the Queen Elisabeth competition for singers in Brussels in 2004 and a repetiteur at the Aix-en-Provence Festival 2007.

Marc performs regularly in the UK and abroad, including concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre, St. John’s Smith Square, Sheffield University, Canterbury Festival, Aldeburgh, Birmingham University, St.Martin-in-the-fields, Oxford Lieder Festival and the Chelsea Schubert Festival.

He has performed song recitals which were broadcast live on the radio in Jerusalem, Brussels and Amsterdam. He has worked with up and coming young singers such as Kate Royal, Claire Booth, Benedick Nelson, Katherine Broderick, Elena Xanthoudakis and with internationally renowned soprano Nelly Miricioiu.