Carol Madden

Accompanist: Music Makers

Carol studied at Northern College, Aberdeen, where she gained a Degree in Teaching and a LGSM in Piano teaching.

Carol started her career working for Edinburgh Council as an Instrumental Teacher of Woodwind before moving into the classroom in 1984. During her time in Edinburgh, Carol sang with the Bach Choir and Edinburgh Festival Chorus.

Carol has recently retired as Principal Teacher of Performing Arts (Music and Drama) at Beath High School, a position Carol held since 2009.

Carol is also heavily involved in working for the SQA as a Visiting Assessor, Item Writer, Item Checker and Team Leader for Higher Music.

Carol started working as accompanist to the Music Makers in 2015 and thoroughly enjoys the role.  Carol states “There is nothing more rewarding then seeing those bright eyed, enthusiastic children experiencing the power of singing.  It does so much for their confidence."