Musical Director

Last Updated on 5th April 2017 by BRS Webmaster

MARGARET JOHNSTONE   

Margaret attended the Royal Scottish Academy of Music (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) from the age of 7.  She is a Licentiate of Trinity College London and a Fellow of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.

She has been a teacher throughout her working life and has recently retired after over 20 years as a classroom teacher and Music Co-ordinator at White Rock Primary School, and 4 years as a peripatetic piano teacher at Tower House School.  During that time she also taught piano and singing privately and continues to do so.

She has sung in choirs from a young age, including the Royal Scottish Academy
Junior Choir, church choirs, the Savoy Club Choir (Glasgow), the South Devon
Choir, the Devon Guild of Singers & Players, Dart Voices, the Jubilee Choir and
currently the Dartington Community Choir. 

For several years she sang at the Torbay & SW England Music Festival and is a
past winner of the Rose Bowl.  She has performed solos with several choirs and
orchestras including the Abbas Music Group, the South Devon Choir, the Devon
Guild of Singers & Players, Dart Voices, the Westward Singers, Cantanola, and the
Brixham Orpheus Male Voice Choir.