Marc Gregg is a tenor from Lisburn with an interest in improvisation, electronics, installation, opera, disability, queerness and also the intersections between them. He first began singing as part of his school choir and since then has studied music at Goldsmiths, University of London. During his time at Goldsmiths he had a keen interest in French mélodie and Russian art song and also sang the role of Peter from Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes for OperaGold 2016. He also hosted the BirdMix podcast, a weekly show in which Marc and a co-host would curate a playlist of music from outside of the US and Great Britain. Currently, he is writing music for a short film as well as songs for an upcoming EP.
In the second review from our 2018 Northern Ireland Music Writer Mentoring Scheme – supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland – Marc Gregg writes about the Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble's 'Involute' concert, which provided a range of perspectives on Irishness.