Our Committee of Management

President, Dean Cronkwright

Dean is a professional musician, who has toured with the United States Navy Band and playing with various orchestra’s including the Tokyo, San Diego and Phoenix Symphony Orchestras. Dean has played with Orchestra Geelong for many years and performs for various musicals around Geelong.

Vice President, Johanna Latham

Johanna is a professional musician and music teacher, who has played with Orchestra Geelong for many years as well as playing for Geelong Symphony Orchestra and other groups around Geelong. Johanna also has extensive experience running multiple musical groups in regional Victoria.


Secretary, Kathryn Aston-Mourney

Kathryn is a semi-professional musician playing with Orchestra Geelong for 30 years as well as in various orchestras and bands for choral and musical events around Geelong. Kathryn is highly experienced in managing musical groups. 


Treasurer, Megan Ellis

Megan is a long-term non-professional musician in the Geelong region and with Orchestra Geelong. Megan has extensive experience in managing project and research services including inventory and accounting.

Librarian, Tania Briese

Tania has extensive volunteering experience with many community groups with a focus on community music. She is also the manager of the Geelong Youth Orchestra. Tania oversees activities engaging members of Orchestra Geelong and fostering our supportive community atmosphere.


Publicity Manager, Felicity Bolitho

Felicity is  experienced in management, communication, and marketing within a community context. Felicity is a non-professional musician who has been playing in Orchestra Geelong for several years.

Conductor/Artistic Director, Janice Wilding

Janice is a professional multi-instrumentalist, music teacher and conductor with extensive experience. She performs for many events in the Geelong region, teaches and conducts at St. Ignatius College and is the permanent conductor and artistic director for Orchestra Geelong.  Janice is a valued and key member of the music community of Geelong.