Marc RapsonCurriculum Manager Music Production/Programme Manager – Performance Pathway
Marc’s work in the music industry is the epitome of a portfolio career. With 25 years’ experience as a gigging musician, performing with artists such as Kim Wilde and Ben Westbeech (Brownswood Recordings), as well as working in high end function bands as a musical director, Marc has a broad range of experience as a live player. His career highlights have included performing on Later… with Jools Holland and playing to stadium crowds across Europe.
Alongside his live work, Marc is a seasoned writer and producer, having collaborated with a broad range of artists including Grace Davies, Kenny Thomas and Janet Devlin. Marc’s remix portfolio includes Marvin Gaye, Sarah Vaughan, Atjazz, Scrimshire (Wah Wah 45s), Bennson (Raw Fusion) and various artists on Friday Fox Recordings. Marc has also released his own music through Futuristica Music and Friday Fox, and has most recently signed to Defected Records reaching Number 1 on the traxsource.com charts and being featured in DJ Mag’s Top 10 Hype Chart.
Marc has taught in the further education sector for over seven years, and became a Programme Manager for HCM in 2014. He completed his Professional Certificate in Education (PCE) in 2016, receiving the Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement.