Music Education has always been at the heart of Morag’s professional life.
She was Chief Executive of NYCOS from 2012-2019 . During that time, in addition to expanding the network of choirs, she negotiated and secured funding that enabled the young people to participate in concerts in prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Grand Teton Festival, Paris Philharmonie, with world famous conductors such as Sir Donald Runnicles, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Franz Xavier Roth and Robin Ticciatti.
Previously she was Assistant Principal with responsibility for the Creative Arts at Stevenson College, Edinburgh where she commissioned the Music Box, a custom built performance, rehearsal and practice space for students and the wider community.
Morag has contributed to many International projects with overseas HE Institutions including, The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, The Royal Conservatoire The Hague and The Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest.
In the early part of her career, Morag taught music in Nursery, Primary, Secondary and Further Education and was an Examiner, Marker, Setter and Vetter for the SQA.
Prior to this Morag studied singing and has performed across the world as a soloist and member of various choral groups.
Recently Morag stepped down as Chair of Chamber Music Scotland having served for six years. Prior to that she was Chair of Hebrides Ensemble and has served on the Board of IMPACT and WHALE Arts. Currently she is a Trustee for Music Broth, a charity dedicated to representing and supporting disadvantaged and or under represented people and groups and providing them with access to instruments, tuition and facilities.