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Musica Viva Team

Executive Office

Chief Executive Officer 
Hywel Sims

Deputy Chief Executive Officer 
Anne Frankenberg (Melbourne office)

Chief Financial Officer
Jo Daffron

Executive Manager
Trish Ludgate

Artistic Leadership

Artistic Director
Paul Kildea

Artistic Director, Education
Michael Sollis

Artistic Director, Competitions
Wilma Smith 

Concerts & Communities

Director of Concerts & Communities
Katherine Kemp

Artistic Administrator
Luke Iredale

Manager, Emerging Artist Programs
Janet McKay (Brisbane office)

Manager, Special Projects And Regional Touring â€‹
Sean Moloney

Concerts and Communities Coordinator
James Mountain


Director of Education
Cassandra Lake

Professional Development Manager
Melanie McLoughlin 
Jemma Tabet (Extended Leave)

Sonia de Freitas

Program Coordinator
Daniel Faccin

National Education Manager
Mary Scicchitano

Education Manager, NSW/NT/TAS
Isabella Mazzarolo

Education Coordinator, NSW/NT/TAS

Education Administration Coordinator
Erica Hughes


Communications and Marketing Director 
Lucy Shorrocks

Senior Marketing Manager
Kia Stockdale

Senior Marketing Manager, Brand & Communications
Jennifer Ward 

Marketing Coordinator, Education
Melanie Wright

Marketing Executive, Concerts
Nicole Roberts

Graphic Designer
Yuri Huijg

Digital Marketing Manager
Annelise Maurer

Marketing Executive, Digital 
Joseph Smith

Marketing Coordinator, Digital
William Ng

Ticketing & CRM Manager
Sabrina Govic

Database Administrator
Joan Shortt-Smith

Patron Services Coordinator
Bill Hockenhull

Ticketing Assistant, Casual
Jasper Whincop


Director of Development
Zoe Cobden-Jewitt

Senior Development Manager
Jaci Maddern (Melbourne office)

Individual Giving Manager
Caroline Davis 

Strategic Partnerships Manager​
Mathew Jordan

Development Coordinator
Celeste Moore

Partnerships & Marketing Coordinator
Justine Nguyen


Director of Operations
Janelle McKenzie 

Operations Manager
Oliver Baker

Operations Coordinator
Annette Alderson

Operations and Artist Manager, Education
Anna Griffiths

Operations and Program Coordinator, Education
Joanne Jun

Administration & Finance

Director People and Culture
Sarah Vickers

IT Administrator
Doug Connor

Danielle Carter

Project Accountant
Teresa Cahill

Accounts Administrator
Jenny Lopez

National Engagement

ACT Manager 
Christina Cook

QLD State Manager & Public Affairs Manager
Isobel Ferrier

QLD State Coordinator
Linda Bull

QLD Administration Coordinator

SA State Manager 
Emily Kelly

SA State Coordinator 
Kylie King

SA Administration Coordinator
Samantha Mack

VIC Education Manager 
Kim O'Byrne

Emerging Artists and Education Coordinator
Elizabeth Dedman 

Victorian Administration Coordinator 
Vita Daley 

WA State Manager
Fiona Campbell

WA State Coordinator
Helen Dwyer 

WA Administration Coordinator
Hannah Lee Tungate