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

Brett Allitt

Brett Allitt

Sophie Butcher

Sophie Butcher

Singing >

Tomoko Niwa

Piano >

Campbell Robinson

Drums >

Chris Bodey

Chris Bodey

Guitar and Strings >


Michael Ladson

Drums >

George Madison

Woodwind >

Richard Sievers

Singing >

Brass >


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.

Carlee Rundell-Gordon - Chair

Geoff Mann - Treasurer
Cheryl Fuller - Secretary

Margaret Bull - Edward River Council representative
Andrew Howley

Dr Dale McNeil

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

Anne McAtamney

Mary Armstrong

Sivonne Binks

MaryLynne Bradford

Francie Cullenward

Cheryl Fuller