NC Composer/Musician/Author Selects Blueplate PR for Public Relations Support

Marc Hoffman

March 4, 2010 (RALEIGH, NC) —  Marc Hoffman, an acclaimed composer, pianist, vocalist, recording artist, music educator and book author has selected Blueplate PR in Raleigh as his public relations agency of record.

Hoffman established himself as a composer of concert, film, theatre, pop, and gospel music early in his career. In the early 1990s he began pursuing his passion for jazz. As a pianist and vocalist, he performs his own repertoire of original jazz as well as his own arrangements of standards, ballads, and pop. He performs solo, with a trio and with his quartet.

In the coming months, Marc Hoffman will release his sixth CD entitled “Curioso,” and see his second book published – a children’s book based on an original lullaby, “Sleep, Little Child.” Emerald Books published his first book and companion DVD, “Essential Worship Keyboard,” in 2007.

Hoffman’s recent film work includes the 2006 score for “The Mill” for producer Ralph Singleton and director Grainger Hines. He was also music director for the film. Previous film credits include Music Historian for the 1985 film, “Revolution.”

Blueplate PR, a boutique agency located in downtown Raleigh and known for its roster of creative, artistic clients, will provide traditional and social media public relations services and marketing consultation for Hoffman’s various pursuits.

“Marc Hoffman is an ideal fit for Blueplate,” said owner and principal Kim Weiss. “He’s extremely talented and passionate about all of his work. It’s now Blueplate PR’s job to increase public and professional awareness of this very cool, very creative artist and the many ways he expresses that creativity. It’s going to be fun!”

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About Marc Hoffman:

Composer/pianist/vocalist/author Marc Hoffman received his degree in composition from the North Carolina School of the Arts and studied film composition at the University of Southern California. He also attended The Dartington International Summer School of Music in Devon, England. A member of BMI and the American Composer’s Forum, he is also founder and artistic director of the Salisbury School of Music. He lives in Salisbury with his wife, Anne, and their daughter August. For more information Marc Hoffman and his work, visit He is also available on Facebook.

About Blueplate PR:

Blueplate PR, owned and operated by award-winning journalist Kim Weiss, is a small and cost-effective boutique public relations agency located in downtown Raleigh, NC, with a free structure optimized for modest PR budgets. This makes Blueplate PR the ideal solution for small firms, companies, businesses and individuals with limited marketing budgets. Intentionally small, blueplate pr provides personal attention to each client.  For more information visit

Blueplate PR Expands Client Roster By Two

 June 14, 2008 (RALEIGH, NC) — Blueplate PR, a boutique public relations agency located in downtown Raleigh, has been contracted to serve as publicist for Setzer Design Group in Cary, NC, and Studio A Architecture of Charleston, SC.

Setzer Design Group ( is a world-renowned superyacht design studio founded in 1991 by celebrated yacht designer Ward Setzer. The studio’s custom and production vessels have received numerous awards, including three Super Yacht Society awards, and have been featured in many industry magazines and journals. Ward Setzer is also an International Superyacht Society board member.

Studio A Architecture ( is an award-winning architectural firm under the direction of Whitney Powers, AIA. The firm is well-known for its work in sustainable design, historic preservation/adaptive re-use, and affordable housing, and has been featured in local, regional and national media.

Blueplate pr is owned and operated by Kim Weiss, whose current client roster includes Frank Harmon Architect, landscape architect Richard C. Bell, Samuel Cole Salon, Salon Moxie, The Art Company, ArtCo Surf, Raleigh Metro Magazine, and artist Jason Craighead. For more information, visit ###