Margaret Dalglish     A.C.M.M. (Dip.Mus) B.Ed.

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Margaret began her singing career as winner of the L’avenire scholarship at the Melba Conservatorium in Melbourne where she completed the Diploma course with   honours  in singing. At this time she also attended both the Conservatorium Opera school   and The National Theatre Opera School. She was also very successful in many competitions gaining 2nd place in the Adelaide Advertiser Aria , semi finalist in the “Sun Aria & aggregate winner of the Hartwell Eisteddfod Senior Vocal Section.

Margaret has extensive experience as a soprano soloist in concerts and recitals namely Moomba Lunchtime concerts, Musica Viva concert for VSO, Monash University choral society, Camberwell  Music Society &  others. She also sang with the Victoria  State Opera as a soloist and ensemble member for 5 years .Roles included  Damigella in “The Coronation of Poppea”  Diana  in”Orpheus in the Underworld &” First Shepherdess in “King Arthur”

Margaret also has extensive experience as an actress both on stage & television .Stage roles have included  Linda Loman in ”Death Of A  Salesman” Jean Brodie in “The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie”   Mrs Banks in “Barefoot In the Park”& others.

For television Margaret has had roles in ”Blue Heelers” & “Neighbours”

  Twenty-five years ago Margaret established a private singing studio. In that time many younger students have been successful in undertaking tertiary courses in music at university level while more advanced students  have been recipients of major Aria awards and scholarships both in Victoria and interstate. Some of Margaret’s   students have also sung with Melbourne Opera, Melbourne City Opera and Victorian Opera.

Margaret has attended   international & Australian  conferences on the teaching of singing in Paris, Auckland ,Sydney, Brisbane &Canberra.

As President of the Victorian Chapter of the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing(ANATS) Margaret convened the biennial conference   held in Melbourne in 2002

 In 2006 Margaret was awarded a Certificate of Recognition for both her contribution to that association & the teaching of singing. Margaret is constantly in demand for   eisteddfod   adjudication & vocal workshop   through -  out  Victoria and interstate.

2017 marks Margaret’s third visit to Eisteddfod By The Bay & her   44th  eisteddfod as an adjudicator.