About Staff

Graham Pushee

Graham completed a teaching degree in Sydney before being awarded a Churchill Fellowship which enabled him to continue his voice studies in the UK and at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland. Based in Basel for over 20 years he performed throughout Europe, America and made regular guest appearances for Opera Australia. Upon relocating back to Sydney in 2001 he commenced working with Virginia Braden at Arts Management before choosing to retire from singing in 2006 and subsequently becoming managing director of Arts Management.

Sarah Thomas

Born in Melbourne, Sarah studied violin and viola at the University of Melbourne and viola at the Australian National Academy of Music. She has performed with the Australian Youth Orchestra (including two European tours), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony and West Australian Symphony Orchestra, along with various chamber music ensembles in and around Melbourne. Sarah first discovered her interest in management at the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra before undertaking an Artistic Administration traineeship through Symphony Services Australia, which included secondments in the artistic planning departments of West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony and Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, and in broadcast planning and recording at ABC Classic FM in Adelaide and Sydney. Sarah has been working at Arts Management since 2008 and became Associate Director in 2012.

Sarah Holloway

Sarah completed a Bachelor of Music (Singing) and a Bachelor of Music (History) at the University of Melbourne. She then worked with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in concert management, Performers Management and Jenifer Eddy Artists Management, as well as teaching music to pre-school children. She is married with three university aged children, and two Labradors.

Matthew Brown

Matthew has worked as a Finance Manager in the Travel and Legal industries since returning from a working holiday in the UK in the late 1980's. He is a keen sportsman, still playing basketball and soccer competitively, and has completed all but three City to Surfs since 1989. He is married, with two teenage children, who enjoy playing the saxophone and viola.

Andari Anggamulia

Born in Jakarta, Andari grew up in both Indonesia and New Zealand. She studied composition at the University of Auckland and at the Musikhochschule Lübeck, Germany as well as undertaking violin and viola studies prior to working in artist management. She completed internships at both CLB Management and International Classical Artists (ICA) in London, UK, and subsequently worked for these companies before joining Arts Management in 2011. In her spare time, she enjoys walking, watching movies and keeping up her viola playing.

Sonja Patterson

Sonja, born in Austria, has had a long career working in office administration and supporting staff which includes working for Esso Australia as a secretary to 12 geologists in the early 70s, working in Vienna for the United Nations' International Atomic Energy Agency's Contracts Department, supporting literary and actor's agents at Anthony Williams Management and P.A. to the General Manager of Carlton TV (UK) in Australia.