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Professor Mark Wildman

Following his early musical training as a chorister in Gloucester Cathedral, Mark studied at the Royal Academy of Music where he was awarded the Westmorland Scholarship and the Frederick Shinn Fellowship.

His career has taken him throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. He sang at the Henry Wood Promenade Concerts, the Purcell Room, the Royal Festival Hall, the Wigmore Hall and at many of the prominent provincial centres. He was appointed to the professorial staff of RAM in 1981 and became Head of Vocal Studies in 1991.

A much sought after teacher, many of his current and former students have been prize winners in some of the foremost vocal competitions: Cardiff Singer of the World, Tenor Vinas Competition, Kathleen Ferrier Awards, Royal Overseas League and are now enjoying globally successful careers. Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music and was appointed as the Henry Cummings Distinguished Professor of Singing on his retirement as Head of Vocal Studies in 2017.