Musical Director

Marc Murray

Marc was born in Cape Town, South Africa and educated at the University of Cape Town’s College of Music. He moved to the U.K. in May 2010 to take up the post of Director of Music at Boston Stump and Director of Music and Conductor for Peterborough Opera before moving to Lancashire.

Marc has conducted many local opera and choral groups, and is in great demand as a teacher, vocal coach and accompanist. As an organist, he has given recitals and played in concerts throughout South Africa, Germany, Sweden, and the UK.

Marc is Director of Music at Bury Parish Church and conductor of Southport Bach Choir. He completed a further MA in Performance Practice at the University of York, specializing in the performance of early organ and harpsichord repertoire. He is presently reading for a PhD in musicology.