logoRuth McCartney, MBE, BMus, PGCE (QUB), LLCM, ARSCM, ALCM Director of Music.


Ruth McCartney MBE is a graduate of Queen's University Belfast. Before coming to Methodist College she was Head of Music at Markethill High School from 1988 1994. She is best known for her work with the Girls Choir in Methody. Ruth has both sung in and conducted many choirs over the years. In the early nineties she was one of two sopranos in the six part choral group Kaleidoscope who broadcast regularly on television and radio. She is a music critic for the Irish News and an examiner and moderator with CCEA. In the 2003 New Year's honours list she was awarded an MBE for her services to education. In June 2005 she was presented with an ARSCM at a ceremony in York Minster by The Royal School of Church Music.