Marcus Alleyne is a classically trained choral and orchestral conductor and singer living in Cornwall. Following a military career in medicine he retrained at Plymouth University receiving an honours degree in Conducting and Musical Direction. Marcus has worked alongside musicians such Evelyn Glennie, Craig Ogden and has also had the pleasure of working with Dan Forest, Pearl Shangkuan and Patrick Hawes. Some career highlights include performances at the Royal Albert Hall, Theatre Royal, Winchester Cathedral and Carnegie Hall. In 2019 Marcus received international recognition when he was awarded Best Festival Conductor at the International Festival for Male Voices, where he competed against professional conductors from all over the world.
Marcus holds a number of Resident Conductor positions with choirs and orchestras and has founded several successful choirs across the country. He enjoys supporting local and national charities and has raised over £35,000 for charity through music making.
A lot of his inspiration is drawn from gospel, soul and classical music and he is a firm believer in making music accessible for all. With this ethos at the heart of his music making Marcus brings a real fun, feel good vibe to Rock Choir and his can do attitude and extensive musical knowledge makes him a joy to work with.
The Choirs I Cover Include:
- St Austell Bay