Caroline Gale studied piano, conducting, accompaniment, repetiteuring and vocal coaching at the Royal Academy of Music in London. She won prizes for her accompanying and conducting which led to a series of masterclasses with prominent musicians such as Sir Simon Rattle, Lyn Harrell, Bryn Terfel and Dame Janet Baker.
Since leaving the RAM she worked for a short while at the ENO and as an official accompanist at the RAM. She has performed extensively throughout the UK and in Europe.
She is currently Director of Music at Guildford County School- a specialist music college where she has built the music provision to include a wide range of co curricular ensembles and choirs. The school has attracted much interest for its peer to peer music teaching strategies, for its work with partner Primary schools and for its 135 strong Boys choir. This choir, in particular has been the focus for appearances on the BBC “Boys Don’t Sing” series, on the Radio 2 series ‘Class Acts’ written and presented by Howard Goodall. They have recently been filmed as part of national resource in partnership with the NYC and they have appeared in regular articles in the national press. The choirs have also recorded for the Sing Up website and Caroline has provided repertoire for the Secondary aspects of this organisation.
Caroline has written articles for the Music Mark organisation and leads the music network for SAfE network.
In 2007 she won the Business Education Award in recognition of her work with promoting and sustaining Boys singing and in 2009 The Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Award