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Violin and Guitar

Mr Marcus Bousfield

Marcus Bousfield offers Guitar and Violin lessons during school hours on Mondays.


Marcus studied Violin with Haroutune Bedelian at Chethams school of Music in Manchester and with 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 South Africa. He has been an instrumental teacher in York for the past 16 years and plays with several ensembles and orchestras including the English National Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with renowned international artists, including soprano Angel Blue and tenor Alfie Boe.


He has written and recorded string parts for groups including Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria) and Shed Seven. His quartet performed for the Queen on her recent 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 record producing.


Marcus holds an Associate of Trinity College London and is working towards a fellowship.


He is listed on the City of York Council’s Approved Teachers Register.