Betty Fitzgerald (M Ed (Mus), B Mus, Dip CSM, ALCM)
Betty Fitzgerald (M Ed (Mus), B Mus, Dip CSM, ALCM) has been a freelance music specialist, teacher, conductor, and accompanist for over twenty-five years. Betty was recently awarded a distinction in her Master’s Degree in Music Education from Trinity College Dublin. This highlights her passion for and commitment to music education for both children and adults.
Betty has extensive experience in teaching musicianship (musical skills) through her work with children in various primary schools and with adults in choral and community settings. She currently teaches musicianship to students aged 5 to 17 years at the Cork School of Music where she is considered a highly valued member of staff. In February 2020, she was awarded “Blarney Person of the Year 2019” for her outstanding musical contribution to her local community for the past 30 years. Betty founded and became musical director of Cór Geal in 2009. Her sheer hard work, drive, enthusiasm and love for her subject have contributed greatly to the success and popularity of the choir.