Elizabeth Marcus

Key details:

Opera Studies | Vocal Studies
Visiting Music coach


Elizabeth Marcus was born in Brighton and studied at the Guildhall School where she now works as a vocal coach, staff accompanist and professor of harpsichord. While at college she won the Raymond Russell Competition for harpsichord, the Dove Memorial Prize for top Graduate of that year and the Carl Meyer Memorial Prize for outstanding service to the School.

Elizabeth has performed at the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Floral Hall at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden and St. John Smith Square and appeared in concert with Alastair Miles, Janice Watson, Sally Matthews, Robert Hayward and Claire Rutter. She has broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and 4, Classic FM, BBC 2 TV, Channel 4 and French National Radio. She has been official accompanist for the Peter Pears, the Richard Tauber and the Kathleen Ferrier competitions and for masterclasses with Ileana Kotrubas, Guisseppe di Stefano and Sherrill Milnes. She is much in demand as a vocal coach and works regularly with singers such as Sally Matthews, Patricia Bardon and Sir Willard White.

Elizabeth is a member of the Tzigane Piano Trio, which performs regularly in the UK and has released a disc of the complete music for Piano Trio by Cecile Chaminade.