Lynette Southern graduated from Sydney Conservatorium of music in Bachelor of Music Education. Her principal instrument being the Pipe Organ and her teacher Rosemary Blake. She also studied organ at Newcastle Conservatorium under Elizabeth Dilly prior to attending the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
She has been playing for weddings, funerals and church services since 1993 during which time she has played many pipe organs across the Sydney metropolitan area, Newcastle, Hunter Valley, London and New York.
In 2010 she was appointed Assistant Organist of All Saints Anglican Church North Parramatta and in 2015 was appointed Organist, Music Director until present. Her love of music also extends to playing the piano, electronic organ and playing keyboard in the Latin band 'Equa Hey!' She also teaches the organ and piano privately and has been a Primary and Secondary music teacher in schools in Sydney and London.