“…particularly enjoyable…”       THE TIMES
“…the passion and character of her playing came out vividly.”       THE GUARDIAN

Margaret Archibald brings her infectious enthusiasm for music to every situation and embraces the wealth of opportunities her career presents to share music with others as recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral player, teacher, coach and lecturer.

Margaret Archibald has travelled to Japan, the USA and Europe with specialist period instrument orchestras, performing on a wide range of period instruments from the late Baroque, classical and romantic periods. A member of the choir of the London Oratory for seven years before the birth of her son, Margaret has recently revived her singing and is currently exploring songs from the ‘30s.

Margaret has recently launched Everyone Matters as an independent service dedicated to offering workshop and performance projects for the wider community. She was Education and Community Manager of the London Mozart Players for twenty-one years and devised a string of projects to engage groups from under 5's in nurseries and playgroups to over 90's in nursing homes and day care centres and she also created extensive programmes of music workshops for primary age children in out-of-school clubs and creative music recording workshops for adolescents in youth clubs.

Margaret coaches the clarinets of the Kent County Youth Orchestra and also coaches adult amateur clarinettists on residential courses held at Little Benslow Hills in Hitchin. She also teaches privately and has recently started teaching period clarinet at Trinity College of Music.

Margaret and her son Robert have launched a new scheme in private studio accommodation in Bromley to enable students to receive tuition and hear their performance improve from one take to the next as they work towards their own CD. Click here for more details.