Kathy Rufolo is a friendly and fun musical director, bringing many years of choral directing and arranging experience. Founding and directing the award winning St Thomas Gospel Choir in Exeter for eleven years, Kathy has now moved her passion for directing to creating a new groups, Generation EXE, Dawlish Rocks and accepting the baton at Sweet Honi in Honiton. Kathy continues to accompany, record, advise and direct many other vocal ensembles and run workshops around Devon.
She has developed the ability to produce an energetic and engaging sound from a diverse group of people, ensuring that they all work as a team and each perform to the best of their ever growing ability.
Kathy believes that learning and laughter go hand in hand, so be ready for an entertaining and educational workshop experiencerehearsal or performance!
Dale James is a professional musician and sound engineer, spening many years on the road in touring bands and engineering hundreds of shows.
His knowledge of music production and technical abilities enable him to not only create fantastic learning resources for the singers, but also develop the performance aspects of Sweet Honi and Dawlish Rocks shows.
He is the bass player in popular sixties covers band, Carnaby Street, so you can expect to see him dressed to impress at a pub or party around the South West
As a couple they bring a great dynamic to leading their mixed voice choirs through their secret to a lasting relationship: Care, Compromise and Comedy!