The Woodend Winter Arts Festival Committee:

John O’Donnell, President

John O’Donnell is the Director of the Woodend Winter Arts Festival. He is internationally recognised for his talent, scholarship, performances and recordings, and has led and shaped some of Melbourne’s leading musical institutions.

Jacqueline Ogeil, Artistic Director

Jacky created the Woodend Winter Arts Festival in 2004, and is Director of the baroque ensemble Accademia Arcadia (finalist for 2007 ARIA award in Classical Music). Ogeil is also a harpsichordist, organist, fortepianist, scholar and teacher.

Don Drummond, Coordinator Words & Ideas Program

Kerri A’Vard, Secretary

Tom Foote, Treasurer

Irene O’Duffy, Festival Manager/Marketing

We pay tribute to our much-loved founding member Sheila Drummond who passed away in February. 

Generously assisted by:

James Hutchison, Festival Operations

Jo Hoyne, Volunteer Co-ordinator

Alicia Kokocinski, Publicity

David and Marion Rivers, Fireworks Event co-ordinators