Schofield was born in Melbourne and graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the University of Melbourne. She gave many recitals and broadcasts for the ABC and toured Australia in 1946 with the cellist Edmund Kurtz before leaving for England, where she studied under Solomon.
She worked for the BBC, MZBC, and in the USA and Canada, in recital and broadcast situations. In London she gave a recital at Wigmore Hall. More recently Margaret has played concertos with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, accompanied ABC visiting artists, performed for Musica Viva, and been Chief Study teacher at the Faculty of Music, University of Melbourne.
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Ian King, painter, scientist and tuba player extraordinaire returns to the studio with pianists Margaret Schofield and Dean Sky-Lucas to record a recital trés magnifique!
One of the world's finest tuba players and the first to give a tuba recital in Australia, Ian King here presents a recital of works ranging from Bach and Vivaldi, to the remarkable Tuba Sonata of Paul Hindemith.
Australian saxophonist, Peter Clinch presents a recital of fine classical music. Often associated with jazz, the saxophone is heard here in a classical program ranging from the Italian Baroque to the early 20th century.