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Bridget Whyte becomes CEO of Music Mark

Laura  Barnes
Bridget Whyte becomes CEO of Music Mark

Music services membership organisation Music Mark has announced Bridget Whyte as its new chief executive officer.

Whyte started her career working for the Arts Council in the South East before moving to London to work for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Royal Academy of Music.

In 1995 she went freelance and apart from a brief return to employment from ‘97 to ‘99 – as Administrator for the Surrey Arts – she has now worked as a consultant for over 20 years.

Clients have included Youth Music, various music services and hubs, and she worked for the Music Manifesto and subsequently the Department for Education to set up and support the National Singing Programme – Sing Up.
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Currently serving as an interim CEO for the company, Whyte will take on the role in a permanent capacity on September 1st.

“I am delighted to announce that after an exciting and challenging interview process Music Mark Trustees have appointed Bridget Whyte as the next Music Mark Chief Executive Officer,” said Music Mark Chair James Dickinson.

“In what was an extremely strong field, Bridget demonstrated that she has the skills to not only work for, and on behalf of members, but also to deliver the critical advocacy of our work at the highest levels of ACE, Government and other national agencies.”

He concluded: “I am very excited by this appointment and I am sure you will join with me in wishing Bridget well for what promises to be a very exciting phase of Music Mark and the world of Music Education as a whole.”

For more information about Music Mark visit https://www.musicmark.org.uk/

Tags: Appointments , Music Mark , Bridget Whyte

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