Rwenzori, Uganda

An advocate for the power of music to enrich and unite, Bettie is a deep believer in music for wellbeing and passionate that music is a strong vehicle for social change.

She has worked with various civic engagement, youth empowerment and women’s rights NGOs and CSOs in Wales, Zimbabwe and Uganda conducting outreach, capacity building and non-formal educative and feedback sessions.

‘Teen Voices’ Outreach Session in Busembatia, Iganga District, Uganda

The principles of inclusivity and empowerment for all anchor her outreach work in community settings and are core to her approach – Motivated by the fact that justice for all is everyone’s priority and that young people are and should always be at the forefront and act as ambassadors for change.

Bettie holds a Tutor Training Certificate from Community Music Wales (2018), is completing an Enhanced Certificate in Song Therapy and is a proud Student Member of the Complimentary Health Professionals Network.

Women into Leadership, Busembatia, Uganda

Currently a board member of Art4U Wales, Bettie is also a guest tutor and long-standing member of Oasis One World Choir and Band (a wonderful and life affirming community choir especially welcoming those seeking asylum in Cardiff, Wales) both as a music facilitator, volunteer and monitoring and evaluation consultant.

International Women’s Day Event, Women into Leadership, Busembatia, Uganda

To enquire about songwriting and community music workshops or outreach sessions in community settings, please e-mail