projectsSoundpool combines unparalleled real-world experience in all aspects of developing and executing major arts and cultural festivals and events with exceptional research, stakeholder consultation, community engagement and communication capabilities. Robert Kerr brings 28 years experience and Julie Dawn Smith brings 25 years experience in conceptualizing, project planning, budgeting, fundraising, programming, marketing, promoting and producing exceptional national and international arts and cultural festivals and events.

We have been on the front lines of the development of the cultural sector since the mid-80’s, having participated in and contributed to grass-roots community development, peer network development, policy development, public and private sector partner development, facilities development, mentorship and broad-based professional development across the industry.