Marc Verter

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Music | Vocal Studies
Vocal Coach
Marc Verter


Marc Verter is a pianist, song accompanist and vocal coach.
He is currently on staff as a vocal coach at Guildhall School of Music &amp Drama, the Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival in Sicily, an accompanist for the Jette Parker Artists’ Programme at the Royal Opera House and a visiting coach at the Tel Aviv Music Academy (Buchmann Mehta school). He is a regular coach and pianist in several summer voice and opera programmes in the UK and abroad and runs a vocal summer programme in Cratoule, France. He performs regularly in the UK and abroad and has performed song recitals which were broadcast live on radio in the UK, Israel, Belgium and The Netherlands.
Marc has worked extensively with internationally renowned singers such as Nelly Miricioiu, Yvonne Kenny, Sarah Walker, Jonathan Lemalu, Kate Royal, Claire Booth, Ilona Domnich, Benedict Nelson, David Stout, Katherine Broderick, Elena Xanthoudakis, Mark Glanville, Julia Kogan, Sharon Rostorff and Chen Reiss. He has performed recitals with renowned violinist Madeleine Mitchell and played on BBC radio with a variety of artists including celebrity cellist Sol Gabetta and baritone Benjamin Apple.
Marc has performed in festivals in Israel, North America and Europe. As a repetiteur, he worked in international summer opera festivals including the Aix en Provence festival in France, Opera pa Skaret in Sweden the Dartington festival in the UK and most recently for Pegasus opera in the UK. Recordings have included A collection of songs and Arias with soprano Ilona Domnich (2009, Quartz), piano solo sonatas by Georgian composer Tamara Konstantin (2018, Naxos), Osterwald Lieder by Robert Franz with tenor William Searle and soprano Harriette Burns(2019, MPR) and a programme of songs by Mieczyslaw Weinberg with bass-baritone Mark Glanville is expected
to be released in 2024.
Marc has researched specific areas of art song such as immigrant composers who fled or suffered under the Nazi regime and has recorded for the BBC a programme of songs with soprano Julia Kogan. Further research into the< evolution of the French Mélodie has examined the musical settings of Charles Baudelaire’s poetry, the performers and salons in 19th century Paris. He has founded Le Salon Musical, a series of shows which recreate European salons of the 19th century through theatre, song and chamber music. These performances have taken place in cultural venues, galleries, festivals and private homes. Previous highlights included the National Portrait Gallery, the Chelsea Arts Club and the French Institute in London.
Marc is a regular adjudicator at song competitions in London including the Elizabeth Schumann competition at Trinity College of Music and English song competitions for the Association of English Singers and Speakers.
Marc 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.