Meet our Team

Anne Milanovic - Conductor

Anne holds a Bachelor of Music with Majors in Choir Conducting and Pipe Organ (2000 Univerity of Arts, Berlin; 2005 College of Church Music, Halle/Saale, Germany) and a Bachelor of Education with Majors in Music and Religious Studies (2010 Martin Luther University, Halle/Saale, Germany). She migrated to Australia in 2010.

In 2013, she was fortunate to be invited to prepare the choir and lead singers for the Families’ Concert of the Australian Festival of Chamber Music for the production of Benjamin Britten’s “Noye’s Fludde”, and she has led the choir for the Families’ Concert ever since. In 2014, she founded the Amadeus Singers.

Anne also teaches piano at Townsville Grammar School, and organizes monthly concerts for the public at St. James’ Anglican Cathedral, Townsville.

Amber Jones - Accompanist of the Senior Children's Choir



Amber has been teaching private piano lessons for the last 20 years and has had the opportunity to accompany students of various instruments for their exams. Other musical experiences include playing violin in the Darwin Symphony Orchestra and singing in various choirs in Darwin. Amber is trained as a childcare worker and has a love for working with children. 




Pompeyo Robert Caluya - Conductor of the Youth Choir

Pompeyo Robert graduated with Bachelor of Secondary Education and Master in Education Degrees from the Mariano Marcos State University (Philippines). He is a recipient of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and Philippine Society for Music Education (Music Scholarship Program) at Philippine Normal University. As the former conductor of the Ilocos Norte National High School Youth Choir and founder of  the Laoag City Children's Choir and the Samiweng Singers, he is a two time national champion in the youth choir category of the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (Philippines). He led the Samiweng Singers in winning major prizes in 2011 in Vietnam and in 2012 at the 7th World Choir Games in the USA. Pompeyo Robert migrated to Australia in 2013 and has worked with the Amadeus Singers since 2016.


Joanne Batterham - Accompanist of the Youth Choir


Joanne Batterham,  LMusA (Piano), AMusA (piano), BMus, GradDipMus, is a graduate from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music, and has been teaching Piano and Theory, in several private schools in Brisbane, Toowoomba and Townsville, as well as teaching from home, since 1993. She was Choral Accompanist at Moreton Bay College for 8 years and Choral Accompanist at Brisbane Girls Grammar School for 9 years.

Since moving to Townsville in 2018, Jo has had an abundance of accompanying opportunities, including playing for AMEB exam candidates, Eisteddfod competitors, auditions, and Choirs. She has enjoyed these immensely, and hopes to continue with similar opportunities in the coming years.