Operations Team


Sue Kent, General Manager

Sue Kent, General Manager

Sue Kent has been involved since the orchestra began.

Sue was a founder member of Salisbury Arts Centre, setting up and nurturing various initiatives there, and has also worked for National Children’s Orchestra, The Society for the Promotion of New Music, Between the Notes and Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival.

Sue manages the production company, orchestra and all the UK projects.

Tel: 01722 714249 / Email: sue.kent@lafoliamusic.org

Adrian Harris, Finance Manager and Company Secretary

Adrian Harris, Finance Manager and Company Secretary

Adrian is a qualified accountant practising predominantly management accounting in Salisbury, mainly within manufacturing and charity organisations. Adrian is also La Folia’s official photographer.

Meg Brand, Marketing Manager

Meg Brand, Marketing Manager

Meg began working with La Folia during Evening Songs in 2016. Alongside her freelance marketing work she is training to be a music therapist.

She worked as Marketing Manager at Bristol Old Vic after undertaking marketing roles at Number 8 Community Arts Centre in Worcestershire, Junction in Yorkshire, York Theatre Royal, Doncaster Civic Theatre and The Point, home of Doncaster Community Arts.

Kate Burrough, Fundraising and Development Manager

Kate Burrough, Fundraising and Development Manager

Kate began working with La Folia as a fundraiser in May 2017, having previously worked with Howard Moody on the Coastal Voices project in the 2012 Cultural Olympiad. Her arts administration career started in the British Council music department before programming Bush Hall and South Bank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, and heading north to produce contemporary music festivals for Leeds International Concert Season. Now firmly back in the South West, Kate works as a project manager and fundraiser with a range of arts and community organisations, currently including Bridgwater Arts Centre, Lighthouse Poole and On Your Bike.

Sophie Wilkinson, Website Manager

Sophie Wilkinson, Website Manager

Sophie joined La Folia on a freelance basis in 2014 to help develop a new website and manage its content, alongside her role as Marketing Officer for a National Trust property.

She has had various arts marketing roles since graduating from Exeter University with a Masters in English in 2012. She has volunteered and worked for Exeter’s Bike Shed Theatre, Ageas Salisbury International Arts Festival, Salisbury Arts Centre and Proteus Creation Space in Basingstoke.