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 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 role with La Folia she works as a HCPC-registered music therapist.

Meg was Marketing Manager at Bristol Old Vic until 2015. Prior to that, she worked in marketing roles at various arts organisations including Number 8 Community Arts Centre in Worcestershire and Junction in Yorkshire.

megan.brand@lafoliamusic.org

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.

Rebekah Bernstein, Project Manager

Rebekah Bernstein, Project Manager

Rebekah joined the La Folia team in January 2018 and is passionate about bringing the arts to the forefront of education and learning.

Rebekah began her career in 1999 at The Anvil, where she ran the education department. It was during this time she first worked with Howard Moody. In 2005, Rebekah went onto work alongside Annie Blaber and Jane Pountney at Children’s Music Workshop, where she was responsible for managing the Opera and Jazz programmes. She then set up her own arts organisation, Create2learn. During the seven years Create2learn was in operation, Rebekah and Howard worked together on many projects, giving hundreds of children and young people the opportunity to work and perform alongside an outstanding team of professionals.