Meet our team

Our Director

Kate Butler

Interim Director

Kate is an experienced manager in the community services sector and has been a regular volunteer in arts-based community work.


Kate is passionate about the arts including film, photography and music. She is a singer with the band Ruby Saltbush.

Kate is acting in the role of Interim Director for 2.5 days per week.

Our Tutors

Sophie Butcher

Singing >

Piano >

Singing >

Brass >

Chris Bodey

Guitar and Strings >


Drums >

Woodwind >


Our staff

Anne Atley

Administration and Finance Manager

Dana McNally

Projects and Concerts Coordinator

Our Board

South West Music is governed by a volunteer Board of Management. Our Board members work individually and collectively to help steer South West Music towards our mission.

Cheryl Fuller - Chair

Geoff Mann - Treasurer
Pauline Huntington - Secretary

Margaret Bull - Edward River Council representative
Andrew Howley

Dr Dale McNeil

David Leslie

Live Music Committee

Our Live Music Committee members volunteer time, expertise and resources to ensure our visiting artists and guests enjoy an exciting range of events.

Helen Burnham - Chair

Kerry-Anne Jones - South West Arts representative

Francie Cullenward

Cheryl Fuller

Sivonne Binks

MaryLynne Bradford

Pam Ellen

Louise Allitt