Photograph by Elizabeth Turner

Singing on Deerubbin Shores

Two days of joyful singing on Darug country
with Aunty Jacinta Tobin, Rachel Hore and Suze Pratten

Sat 10th – Sun 11th March 2018
Richmond, NSW

Venue To be advised soon.
Cost: $160/$110 Concession
Meals: Workshop cost includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

We have booked the Church Bar in Windsor for Saturday night cabaret evening. Dinner is not included in workshop price. Menu and info here www.thechurchbar.com.au

Saturday night Cabaret

Swinging on Deerubin shores
The Church Bar in Windsor is our venue for the evening from 6.30pm for fun and music and conversation. Bring a song or act to share, or just come and listen!


Programme

Saturday 10th March

9 am Registration and Welcome to Country with Stacy-Jane Etal and Jacinta Tobin

9.45 - 11am

WARMUP AND Singing Session 1.
Learn Darug language and song with Jacinta.

11 - 11.30

Morning tea

11.30 - 1pm

Singing Session Rachel and Suze

1 - 2pm

Lunch

2 - 3pm

Singing Session. Song for Deerubbin

3 - 3.30pm

Afternoon tea

3.30 - 4.30pm

Singing Session Rachel, Suze and Jacinta

FREE TIME

 

6.30pm

Swinging on Deerubin Shores! Dinner and workshop
cabaret night at The Church Bar in Windsor.

Sunday 11th March

9.30-11am

WARMUP AND Singing Session 5.
with Jacinta Tobin.

11 - 11.30

Morning tea

11.30 - 1pm

Singing Session Rachel and Suze

1 - 2pm

Lunch

2 - 3pm

Last singing session- sing to family and friends at the end.


About Jacinta Tobin

Aunty Jacinta Tobin is a senior Darug descendant of the Aboriginal people of the Greater Sydney Region with English and Irish ancestry. Jacinta began her studies and community work in 1997 with a Master of Applied Science in Social Ecology. Since then she has worked in with schools, universities, community and government events using her music and her community worker background to educate all on Darug language, songs and local Darug culture. Jacinta is trying to revive Sydney's original language and In 2017 led a mass choral performance for the Sydney Festival with 10 community choirs with her original song in Darug language.

More about Jacinta

Suze PrattenAbout Suze Pratten

Suze is a fabulous and accomplished workshop leader, vocalist and songwriter who has been teaching music and choirs for many years. Her vibrant and passionate approach will have the whole group pumping out songs and tapping along in no time! Also a qualified TaKeTiNa rhythm teacher, Suze is happily based near Sydney where she leads choirs, music workshops and teaches singing.

Big Sing IncBig Sing in the Desert is an activity of Big Sing Incorporated, a not for profit association established to foster and support community singing and music, and provide opportunities for musical and cultural sharing.