Music SA nurtures careers in the contemporary music industry & delivers cultural & economic benefits to artists, residents, businesses, visitors & global audiences. We are a non for profit company.

The South Australian Contemporary Music Company Ltd. T/As Music SA  (formerly AusmusicSA) was established on July 23, 1997.

Music SA receives major funding from the South Australian Government through Arts SA, project funding from The Australia Council and APRA AMCOS to support its program delivery. MUSIC SA is also grateful for the support it receives from our generous sponsors Hostworks, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Duografik, Fat Trax, Moshtix, Hills Cider and Allans Billy Hyde.

The Company is administered by a Board of Directors with office-bearers comprising a Chair, Secretary  and Treasurer. Company finances are reviewed by an independent auditor on an annual basis. The Board is responsible for the employment of a General Manager who has the responsibility of day to day financial, resource and staff management.

Read more about our achievements in 2016 here.

Read more about what we do and our strategic plan for 2017 here.

Music SA delivers projects for the benefit of the South Australian music industry, including

  • A comprehensive SA music website
  • Contemporary music workshops and training programs in schools
  • Professional development, advice and consultancy service for SA artists and practitioners
  • Music business events and seminars
  • Contemporary music showcases and live performance opportunities
  • Accredited music business training program
  • Secondary School Vocational Education Training (VET) programs

we are non-profit

The South Australian Contemporary Music Company Limited T/AS Music SA is listed on the Register of Cultural organisations with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) Status and as such can accept tax deductible donations. Please contact Lisa Bishop, General Manager on (08) 7320 3302 for details.

our board of directors

Anne Wiberg
Anne WibergChair
Anne’s career has been extremely diverse working in local government, state government, numerous arts and music festivals in South Australia, the corporate sector, the contemporary music industry and the performing arts industries. She has worked as a social worker, youth worker, community development worker, counsellor, program manager, team leader, event manager, and festival producer and programmer.

Over the years, she has sat on various committees, judging panels, assessment teams and boards including the SA Live Arts Board and has chaired Music SA for the pst four years.

After over 20 years working for various arts related companies, Anne has recently started her own business to work as a freelancer in music, arts and event management. The focus of her work is project management, programming, and event producing.

Her most recent roles include, Contemporary Music Consultant at Grounded/Super Massive festival 2018, Music Programmer at Darwin Festival 2018, Content Producer at Adelaide Fringe Festival 2018, Associate Producer at Adelaide Festival of Ideas 2018 & Programming Director at Ruby Awards 2017.

In addition to her project work, Anne also mentors students annually for the University of South Australia’s Business Mentorship program and she DJ’s regularly at private functions and local events.

Liz Elliot
Liz ElliotTreasurer
Liz Elliot is a Director at Perks Integrated Business Services. Liz’ public practice experience is strengthened by her 10+ years in commerce. Her talents include understanding the financial position of the organisation, strategy, ensure reporting is accurate and meaningful and to assist with resource allocation given the inherent limitations with not for profit organisations. Liz feels privileged to be part of Music SA and recognises how essential music is in culture.
Helen Page
Helen PageDirector
Helen Page has worked in the music industry in South Australia, including working for with APRA/AMCOS (1999-2009), JL Music Publishing (2009-2015) and now independently consults on music licensing. Helen currently is working as an event consultant with Groove is in the Park and Gluttony, owns Helen Page Photography and works with the Adelaide West End Association managing member services, marketing,communications and events.
Troy Sincock
Troy SincockDirector
Troy was appointed Fresh 92.7’s General Manager in September 2011. The station was awarded a Fast Movers 2016 award and acknowledged as one of SA’s Top 25 small businesses – the only not-for-profit included and the only media/music organisation on the list.
Brenton Gowland
Brenton GowlandDirector
With 20 years experience in advertising Brenton Gowland has worked in and managed a variety of disciplines, from design and web development to photography and video production. A passion to see companies develop through good communication led him to establish Nucleus in 2008. Brenton’s skills, knowledge and ability to bring together the right mix of professionals to implement any project or campaign, have enabled him to lead the creation, management and marketing of numerous successful brands.
PJ Murton
PJ MurtonDirector
You may know PJ Murton from his many years as founding Manager of Hip Hop act – Hilltop Hoods or being responsible for multiple Gold & Platinum albums & ARIA awards. What you may not know is that he is also an ARIA nominated Music DVD Producer/Director, Photographer and Management consultant with over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry including event management, distribution, promotion and publicity and then some.
Amanda Pepe
Amanda PepeDirector
Amanda Pepe has had a long career in media, communications and management roles.
She is currently Publishing Director for Opinion Media, overseeing a diverse range of print and online publications including the iconic Adelaide masthead, The Adelaide Review.
Prior to this she was Publisher of Solstice Media, responsible for South Australia’s only independent daily source of online news, InDaily.
Her interest in the arts stems from a strong personal commitment to the important role of art in enriching society. She was CEO of the philanthropic arts organisation the Helpmann Academy for three years and remained on their Foundation Board until 2017. She also sits on the board of Music SA and the Cora Barclay Centre.
Amanda has broad experience in communicating complex issues in terms that are accessible to all, dealing with all levels of government and the business community and achieving outcomes that benefit all involved.
Stu MacQueen
Stu MacQueenDirector
Stu MacQueen is co-founder and co-owner of Wonderlick Entertainment Group and has formerly held positions including General Manager of Krell Records and Director of A&R at Shock Records. Wonderlick is a leading Australian music company with offices in Sydney and New York. The company was established in 2007 by Stu MacQueen & Gregg Donovan. The entertainment group includes a joint venture record label with Sony Music (Wonderlick Recording Company), a joint venture publishing company with Sony ATV Music Publishing (Wonderlick Publishing) and an artist management company (Wonderlick Management).

Wonderlick has a roster that includes many of Australia’s leading artists, who have collectively sold millions of albums worldwide, won more than a dozen ARIA Awards (from more than 40 nominations), had multiple #1, top 5 and multi-platinum awards in Australia, and enjoyed several international Top 10 chart successes. Stu has acted as A&R on more than a dozen Top 10 albums (Australian and international charts), multiple top 5 singles, and a host of other top 20 records.

Stu has formerly served on the board of AIR (Association Independent Record Labels) and is currently a Director of the Robert Stigwood Fellowship program. Stu has made the top 30 of the AMID Power 50 List of the most powerful people in the Australian music industry three years running, and in nominated for Manager of The Year and A&R Person of The Year in the inaugural national Industry Observer Awards.

Madeleine Frost
Madeleine FrostDirector
Madeleine Frost is a highly experienced senior executive with demonstrated ability to lead teams of professionals to new levels of success in a variety of highly competitive and diverse industry sectors.

Madeleine is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a member of the Northern Adelaide Health Network Advisory Council. She has a family interest and a passion for the arts and was a founding member of the Adelaide Youth Orchestra board.

She has strong educational qualifications and private business experience with a track record of more than 16 years hands-on experience in educational leadership including financial management, strategic planning, business development, project and product management, contract negotiation and change management strategies. She has experience in international markets including Singapore, China, Vietnam, Hong Kong and the UAE.

As Director of the Adelaide College of the Arts, Madeleine was responsible for the leadership of educational programs in performing arts, contemporary music, visual arts and design and for consolidating these programs into Australia’s only dedicated tertiary institution arts building.

Laura Vozzo
Laura VozzoDirector
Laura Vozzo is a global entertainment industry professional who brings 15 years experience working with some of biggest names, events and content in music, film and television.

Former Head of Publicity and Talent at MTV Networks Australia and NZ and more recently Director, International Publicity at Universal Pictures in London, Laura’s special brand of comms works with owned and earned media to create true cut through that delivers talkabliy and ultimately headlines.

Her long list of credentials range from music festivals and concerts to awards shows, Hollywood and film festival premieres, international junkets and talent tours to Emmy award winning TV shows and productions.

Since returning from London, Laura has consulted for the likes of Foxtel, TEG Touring, Screen Producers Australia and Junkee Media through her consultancy LVC and has taken on the new role as Mum to an adorable 22 month old little boy.

Craig McKay
Craig McKayDirector
Adelaide born and bred, Craig McKay is a classically trained pianist and multi instrumentalist. In 2013 Craig launched Craig McKay Legal, a boutique law firm offering personalised services for clients who have come to respect and value his advice and common sense approach. Craig currently practices in the areas of Commercial Law, Wills & Estates and Family Law. He continues to provide advice to local Adelaide artists and not-for-profit associations. He is married with 3 children and enjoys music, reading and travel.

our staff

Lisa Bishop
Lisa BishopGeneral Manager
Business | Industry Development | Strategy
Lisa has worked in the private, public & not-for-profit sectors across industries including retail, transport, tourism, health and the arts. She has held leadership roles in government, has 20 years experience as a Board Director and holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Management (Arts). Lisa is on the board of the Adelaide Fringe Festival, and has most recently worked in film and TV, including the SBS TV series Danger 5, and sings in Adelaide band Nuvo.

Contact for Media Comments, Music SA Business, Corporate Governance, Sponsorship

ph (08) 7320 3302
Monday – Friday

Gareth Wilkes
Gareth WilkesBusiness Manager
Business Systems I Finance
Gareth is an award winning film director, writer and producer. He brings to the role of Business Manager a wealth of experience including production accounting on major TV series, tutoring & workshop coordination, IT consulting, graphic design, editing, systems design and procedure writing. Gareth has a working knowledge of NFP governance having worked at the Media Resource Centre where managed grant funds. Gareth also works on Music SA’s film/music projects.

Contact for Systems Administration, Invoicing, Finances.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Dale Taylor
Dale TaylorCourse Coordinator
Music Business Courses – Music Business, Songwriting, Performance
Dale is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, mix and mastering engineer from Adelaide. Dale has performed on a local, national and international level over the past 18 years. He has worked with local and international artists in many genres from Techno, Rock, Hip-hop, Electronica to World Music. Currently, Dale is the Guitarist of the Adelaide band “The Cities Alight”.

Contact via our Head of Training

Wednesday – Friday

Joel Byrne
Joel ByrneIndustry Development Coordinator
Industry Development Projects | New Release Features | Live Music Bookings
Joel Byrne has spent the last 12 or so years travelling around Australia and the rest of the world singing and playing guitar in Adelaide rock band, Wolf & Cub. As the founder and main songwriter for this act he brings a wealth of experience and industry knowledge to the role of Industry Development Coordinator. Throughout this time Joel has also had some experience with band management, live music bookings, marketing, touring and event promotion and planning including Clipsal Bands On Track.

Music SA Live Performance Series, Special Events.

Ph 08 7320 3304
Monday, Thursday, Friday

Skye Lockwood
Skye LockwoodMarketing Manager
Marketing | Advertising
Skye Lockwood brings over 10 years of experience in marketing across numerous industries including banking, education and of course music. With 10 years experience in performing and touring, Skye now plays in local act Wing Defence and co-creates a local yoga and music festival named The Sanctuary Festival.

Ph 08 7320 3313

Steve Pitkin
Steve PitkinProgram Manager
Umbrella: Winter City Sounds Program Manager
After spending the past 15 years performing and touring in numerous bands Steve is now utilising his experience to support emerging independent artists through band management and representation. Steve also steers the ship for God God Dammit Dammit and curates a range of local festivals including Scumfest and Root Down. After undergoing the Stigwood Fellowship and the mentorship of Stu Macqueen in 2015 he has grown into a creatively motivated Artist Manager and Festival Designer with a huge passion for Live Music in South Australia.

Music Business Development Workshop, Music Business Meetings, Umbrella: Winter City Sounds.

Ph 08 7320 3304

Jessi Lou
Jessi LouEvents Co-ordinator
Umbrella: Winter City Sounds
Jessi Lou is our Umbrella Winter City Sounds Co-ordinator. She has 10 years of vocal training and has been performing since she was a child. After working as a singing teacher for 4 years she took her first post grad role after completing Festival & Event Design & Management at Flinders Uni, as a Programs Officer at the University of Sydney Union in 2014 where she stayed for 18 months. Jessi has been putting on live music events around Adelaide since she was 18 and in 2013 Jessi began Punk Ass Kids, an initiative to help strengthen the rock n roll scene of Adelaide. Jessi also undertakes some artist management, marketing and tour promotions as part of her part time event business.

Ph 08 7320 3304


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