Margaret Wegener was born in 1920 and was educated at
London University. She has had a long career as a music specialist
teaching in schools over the years from 1945 to 1980 and directing
many composers' workshops.
Margaret has composed since her childhood and has a
catalogue of more than 100 compositions including works for
orchestra, for chorus and orchestra, a cappella settings and other
church music, songs, instrumental music and music for schools.
Her music is published by OUP, the RSCM, Da Capo
and Musica Ariosa.
She is a member of the former Composers' Guild of Great
Britain (now the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters),
the NorthWest Composers' Association, Women in Music, and the
Association of British Choral Directors, and for many years has
used her musical expertise as organist and choral director of
churches across the country including in London, Canterbury and Peterborough.
Click on the icons to hear extracts from
Margaret's work recorded onto CD sung by the choir of Malvern
Girls' College, director Philip Redfern and played by pianist
Hodie Christus Natus Est
Malvern Girls' College Choir - director Philip Redfern
Passacaglia from Introduction, Fantasia and Passacaglia
Jonathan Middleton - piano
ASC CS CD1
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Listening is Margaret's latest CD with songs sung by Georgina Colwell
(soprano) and Stephen Varcoe (baritone) accompanied by Nigel Foster.
"Your songs are a singers dream!"
Sasha Johnson-Manning,Musical Director, Bowden Parish Church
"Treasurable songs - lovingly rounded
British Music Society
Down by the Salley Gardens
Stephen Varcoe, baritone and Nigel Foster, piano
Margaret Wegener welcomes commissions and is pleased to
discuss terms with interested applicants.
For a catalogue of music published by Musica Ariosa and for more information
about Margaret Wegener, please write to:
Tel. +44 (0)1691 662616
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