Lucinda Geoghegan

Lucinda Geoghegan

Lucinda Geoghegan graduated in music from the University of Edinburgh in 1982, completed a postgraduate teaching qualification at Moray House College of Education and trained with the Kodaly Institute of Britain where she gained an Advanced Diploma in musicianship with Distinction. She worked as a secondary music teacher in Edinburgh before deciding to specialise in Primary and Early Years Music Education. She was also member of staff with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Junior Chorus for 16 years and was Director of the NYCoS West Lothian Choir for 8 years.

Lucinda is currently Education Director for the National Youth Choir of Scotland and her work increasingly includes Staff Development training across Britain presenting workshops on Kodaly musicianship and methodology. Lucinda has been invited as a guest lecturer to the Kodaly Institute in Kecskemet, Hungary and has delivered workshops in Ireland, Germany, Holland and Singapore.

She is also a theory and musicianship lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland working in both the Senior and Junior departments and is a regular tutor for the British Kodaly Academy.

Publications written by Lucinda Geoghegan for NYCoS include Singing Games and Rhymes for Tiny Tots, Singing Games and Rhymes for Early Years, Singing Games and Rhymes for Middle Years and with Christopher Bell she wrote Go for Bronze, Go for Silver and Go for Gold.

Future publications include Singing Games and Rhymes in Mother Tongue and, as co-author with Dr Laszlo Nemes, Singing Games and Rhymes from 9 to 99.