About our Musical Director - Rose MacPherson

 

 

 

Rose was brought up in Wirral and studied piano with Menai Griffith.  She attended Wirral Grammar Girls school, where singing and choral ensemble work furthered her love of music.

She trained at Manchester University as a primary school teacher and her teaching career took her to many schools in Wirral plus an opportunity to teach overseas.  She joined her husband in teaching in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and the Seychelles.  Her love of music and singing has fashioned her teaching style throughout her career.

Rose has played an active role in Birkenhead Operatic Society playing in a wide range of shows - The Merry Widow, Kismet, Oklahoma, Carousel, Anything Goes to name a few.  She has directed shows for Castaway Youth Theatre which include Oliver, Sound of Music, Joseph and the Wizard of Oz.  She still enjoys being accompanist and chorus mistress for the Wirral Singers, who perform all over the Wirral raising funds for local charities.  

"I'm delighted to have been appointed to the role of Musical Director of Capriccio to help guide and work alongside such a great bunch of singers, and aim to blend the traditional style and genres with more contemporary pieces!".  

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Rose MacPherson