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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

Office Administrator
Sara Knuckey

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

National Manager, Special Projects & Regional Touring

Manager, Emerging Artist Programs
Janet McKay (Melbourne office)

Project Officer, Special Projects And Regional Touring â€‹
Sean Moloney


Director of Education
Cassandra Lake

Professional Development Manager
Jemma Tabet

Sonia de Freitas

Program Coordinator
Rory Knott

National Education Manager
Mary Scicchitano

Education Manager, NSW/NT/TAS
Melanie McLoughlin 

Education Coordinator, NSW/NT/TAS
Anneliese McGee-Collett

Education Administration Coordinator
Erica Hughes


Director of Sales & Marketing

Senior Marketing Manager
Kia Stockdale (Mat Leave)

Marketing Manager
Jennifer Ward

Marketing Coordinator, Education
Melanie Wright

Marketing Executive, Concerts
Nicole Roberts

Marketing Assistant

Graphic Designer
Yuri Huijg

Media & Public Affairs Manager
Adele Schonhardt (Melbourne office)

Digital Marketing Manager
Annelise Maurer

Digital Marketing Coordinator
Joseph Smith

Video Content Producer
Patrick Colozzi

Ticketing & CRM Manager
Sabrina Govic

Database Administrator
Joan Shortt-Smith

Patron Services Coordinator
Bill Hockenhull


Director of Development
Zoe Cobden-Jewitt

Development Manager
Jaci Maddern (Melbourne office)

Individual Giving Manager
Lachlan Snow

Strategic Partnerships Manager​
Mathew Jordan

Development Coordinator
Celeste Moore


Director of Operations
Janelle McKenzie 

Operations Manager
Oliver Baker

Operations and Artist Manager, Education
Anna Griffiths

Operations and Program Coordinator, Education
Joanne Jun

Administration & Finance

Director of Human Resources
Sarah Vickers

IT Administrator
Doug Connor

Danielle Carter

Project Accountant
Teresa Cahill

Accounts Administrator
Jenny Lopez

Accounts Assistant
Tuyen Tran-Huynh

National Engagement

ACT Manager 
Christina Cook

QLD State Manager 
Isobel Ferrier

QLD State Coordinator, Education
Flora Wong

QLD Administration Assistant 
Tristan Selke

SA State Manager 
Emily Kelly

SA State Coordinator 
Kylie King

SA Administration Coordinator
Samantha Mack

VIC Education Manager 
Kim O'Byrne

VIC Media & National Engagement Coordinator

Emerging Artists and Education Coordinator
Elizabeth Dedman 

WA State Manager
Fiona Campbell

WA State Coordinator
Helen Dwyer 

WA Administration Coordinator
Hannah Lee Tungate