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Mark SprinkleMark Sprinkle sang with Blue Heron for over two decades beginning with the group’s second concert in the spring of 2000, which included a few Okeghem numbers that he never forgot. He sang on most of the ensemble’s Peterhouse recordings, including its Gramophone Award-winning best recording in Early Music for 2018, and he may also be heard on its disc of music by Du Fay, the live recording Christmas in Medieval England, and the companion CD to Tom Kelly’s book Capturing Music. His last concert with the group was an Okeghem program in the spring of 2022.

In addition to his work with Blue Heron, he sang for over 30 years with many other ensembles, including the Boston Early Music Festival, Concerto Palatino, the Mark Morris Dance Group, Emmanuel Music, Boston Baroque, the Handel & Haydn Society, and the Boston Camerata. He was a soloist and ensemble singer under the direction of Christopher Hogwood, William Christie, Roger Norrington, John Nelson, Andrew Parrott, Grant Llewellyn, Seiji Ozawa, and Craig Smith, and performed at festivals in Norway, Vancouver, Edinburgh, and Aldeburgh, UK.

Mark was also an active Bach Evangelist and sang the role with the Handel & Haydn Society, the Boulder Bach Festival, the Oriana Singers of Vermont, Seraphim Singers, Boston’s Chorus Pro Musica, and the Andover Choral Society, among others. He was a founding member of the Cambridge Bach Ensemble and a fellow of the Britten-Pears School. He recorded for Dorian, Koch, Harmonia Mundi, Erato, Decca, Arabesque, and Telarc.