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Marcus Adams

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Marcus is a London-based musical director, vocal coach and pianist looking for work across the UK and around the world
Musical Director
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Born in the Scottish Borders and raised in Perthshire, Marcus is a multi-instrumentalist and musical director based in London. Recent Credits include: As Musical Supervisor - Return to the Forbidden Planet (Upstairs at the Gatehouse/Off-West End) As Musical Director - Spongebob the Musical (UK Premiere/Southbank Centre) - Fame (UK Tour) - Associate MD - The Wizard of Oz (Blackpool Opera House) - Top Hat (Upstairs at the Gatehouse/Off-West End) - Imagine This (Union Theatre – Cover MD) - The 12 Tenors (10th Anniversary European Tour) - 9 to 5 (Assembly Hall, Edinburgh Fringe) Assistant Musical Director - Dreamgirls (UK Tour) - Sleeping Beauty (Buxton Opera House) Keyboards - The Commitments UK Tour (Keys 2 Deputy) - 9 to 5 - West End/UK Tour (Keys 2/Keys 3+Guitar Deputy) - Sister Act - London/UK Tour (Keys 2 Deputy) - Phantom of the Opera - West End (Keys 2 Deputy) - Cats International Tour (Worldwide Deputy) - 9 to 5 (Edinburgh Festival) - Session Pianist for various recording artists (London) Rehearsal/Audition Pianist - Audition Pianist – Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, Debbie O’Brien Casting, David Grindrod Associates, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - Accompanist – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, East 15 Acting School, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, The Growing Studio (London), Alex Parker Theatre Company, Emil Dale Academy Marcus holds a DipLCM in Musical Theatre performance and is an established Vocal coach in London with clients currently working in the West End, around the world on touring and cruise contracts, and working towards their Musical Theatre degree qualifications. As well as his theatrical work, Marcus also works as a function pianist, playing piano and keys for weddings, hospitality and corporate events, and private engagements.

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Classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Contemporary classical, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, Jazz, Blues, Christmas, Traditional church music, Opera, Swing, Pop, Acoustic, Covers, Karaoke, Top 40, Rock, Alternative rock
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Arranger, Orchestrator, Transcription, Producer, Composer, Fluent sight-reader, Repetiteur, Fluent improviser, Instrumental teaching, Singing teaching, Accompanist
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Marcus' Prices

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Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£50
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£240

Marcus' Reviews

From customers:

5 years ago

There’s an impressive Production Team who all deserve plaudits with special mentions for Musical Supervisor Marcus Adams and Sound Designers Nico Menghini and Josh Robins who ensure that the good ship Albatross doesn’t flounder on those deep-space obstacles poor reverb and dodgy feedback

5 years ago

Marcus Adams keeps them all beautifully in control as the Musical Supervisor, with Julian Littman’s arrangements sounding both crisp and full-bodied