The Fischy Team

“We’re on this road, we’re on this road, you, me everybody together”

© Fischy Music 2011

Fischy Music was founded in 1998 by Stephen Fischbacher, who is our Creative Director. Our team consists of sessional musicians, an office team and also volunteers.

The Events Team


Stephen Fischbacher


Suzanne Butler

Fischy Performer

Margeret MacLarty

Fischy Performer

Christy Ringrose

Fischy Performer

Office Team

The Fischy Music office is home to Stephen and Suzanne as well as:

Helen Kibby

Songs for Life Manager

Anne Macintosh

Finance Administrator

Lesley Cameron


Jane MacLaren

Events Manager

Board of Directors

Our Directors are a key part of our team. They are responsible for:

  • Establishing clear strategic, business and financial objectives
  • Ensuring that the organisation operates within the law and within limits set by its Deed
  • Ensuring that the organisation exercises responsibility in financial and other affairs and remains solvent
  • Monitoring and reviewing all aspects of the organisation’s performance
  • Ensuring that the organisation demonstrates best practice in all aspects of its work

Debbie Kaney – Chairperson

Debbie has been an Assessor for a grant giving charitable trust since 2002, having changed career from property valuation. Her role brings her in contact with charities throughout Scotland. She was

She was seconded to OSCR in 2005 to help set up the charity monitoring programme. Outwith work Debbie enjoys singing, film and theatre, having run an amateur operatic society for several years. More recently she has been learning tenor drum with her local pipeband.  She has two grown-up daughters and is sorry Fischy wasn’t around when they were growing up.


Nigel Ross

Lawyer Nigel has an interest in legal matters and experience of a wide variety of contractual situations.


Morag Buxel

Morag has considerable experience of working with children and young people in churches.

She currently works with older people, but is kept on her toes by her own 3 children. Other interests include all things to do with sustainable living.


Claire Raeburn

Claire is a Primary School teacher in Midlothian. She has used Fischy music in school for a number of years and has seen, first hand, the benefits of our work.

She is passionate about teaching and music.


Angela Stormont

Information about Angela is coming soon.