Mark De-Lisser is a choral director, vocal coaches and arranger. He gained a Masters in Voice Studies after studying at Colchester Institute and Central School of Speech and Drama. He went on to teach at many established institutions including The Brit School, University of Westminster and the Academy of Contemporary Music.
Recognised as a vocal coach on many BBC TV programmes such as The Voice, Let it Shine, Pitch Battle, This is My Song, All Together Now andthe Eurovision Song Contest, Mark is perhaps best known for his work with choirs. He is the proud musical director of the award-winning ACM Gospel Choir, as well as being the founder of Singology Choirs.
Many of Mark’s arrangements are to be found in published in Sing Out! There are currently nine books in the series, all containing audio parts for each vocal section as well as sheet music for the songs. In 2018 Mark was asked by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to arrange Stand By Me for their wedding in May of that year. Mark’s first co-authored book Inspire Your Choir, is published by Bloomsbury, followed Mark’s appearance alongside Gareth Malone on the BBC’s The Naked Choir. His most recent televised project was My Dementia Choir with Line of Duty’s Vicky McClure.