Margaret O’Shea

Margaret O’Shea is Director of Music for Ark Schools where she is responsible for the overall leadership and creative vision of its wide-reaching music programme. Margaret firmly believes music holds a unique place in supporting young people to develop resilience, empathy and a rich understanding of the world around them.

She is currently curriculum lead for Oak National Academy and a trustee of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain. In her spare time, Margaret is an avid consumer of all things ‘pop culture’, and a fair-weather hiker.