Marcus Bousfield

Marcus Bousfield

String Quartet Leader

Marcus studied Violin with Haroutune Bedelian at Chethams school of Music in Manchester and Erika Klemperer at the Guildhall School of Music in London. He studied Guitar with Fred T. Baker at the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music. He has worked as a freelance musician in both this country and abroad travelling as far afield as Sout Africa. He has been an instrumental teacher in York for the past 20 years and plays with several ensembles and orchestras including the English National Orchestra, U.K. Philharmonic Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with renowned international artists, including soprano Angel Blue and tenors Alfie Boe and Aled Jones from Classic F.M. He has written and recorded string parts for groups including Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria) and York's very own Shed Seven. His quartet performed for the Queen on her visit to York and has appeared on BBC Television and Radio. His previous pupils have gone on to become professional musicians in both teaching, performing and music recording/ sound engineering. Marcus holds an Associate of Trinity College London He is listed on the York Music Hub Approved Teachers Register.


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