Postgraduate studies took him to Laszlo Mezö (Bartok Quartet) in Budapest and to William Pleeth in London. Marcus Pouget began in 1990 as first section leader and has been solo cellist of the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg since 2002. He is a cellist in the Mozarteum Quartet, which has played concerts in Asia, South America and Europe, including Wigmore Hall London, Konzerthaus Vienna, Sala Verdi Milan, Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow, Martinu Hall Prague, MoMa Tel Aviv, Kuhmo Festival, Salzburg Festival . Until 2020 he was a member of the Austrian Ensemble for New Music, he was a guest cellist at the Klangforum Wien and is a guest cellist at the Musiciens du Louvre.
He has had engagements as a continuo cellist with Ivor Bolton, Trevor Pinnock and Marc Minkowski at RAI Turin and the Salzburg Festival.
As a chamber musician and soloist (Dvorak Concerto, Danzi Concerto), he has made 20 CD recordings (among others with Oehms Classics). From 19991 to 2004 he held a teaching position as an assistant at the Mozarteum University. Since 2004 he has had a teaching position for orchestra position training and has been Senior Lecturer for Violoncello IGP at the Mozarteum University since 2020.
He also taught as a lecturer in the state youth orchestras in Upper Austria and in Salzburg and as a guest lecturer for orchestra training at the A. Bruckner Private University. He was a lecturer at OESTIG audition seminars several times.