Catherine Beddison

Catherine Beddison was appointed to the Board of Trustees in August 2019. She is also a senior conducting tutor within the organisation.

An expert in music education, Catherine has an impressive proven track record of setting high standards, enthusing children and encouraging them to fully develop their musical skills. She is Deputy Head (Operational) at Cranleigh Prep School, championing the creative arts subjects, and teaching in the Music Department. She is involved in strategic work at Cranleigh and with the sister schools in Abu Dhabi and China.

Catherine also works as a freelance conductor, adjudicator, consultant, lecturer and singer; and has presented at the Music Teachers’ Association Conference, the Leith Hill Music Festival and the Music Education Expo. She conducts Cranleigh Choral Society, directs the prize-winning Cranleigh Prep School Chamber Choir and sings with Corra Sound, an ensemble exploring the versatility of the female voice and promoting works by little known female composers.