Grandmothers Songs

centrED Celebrates National Reconciliation Week

Performed during National Reconciliation Week (27 May-3 June 2021), Grandmothers Songs is a collection of new and unrecorded original songs inspired by the stories, knowledge and memories of Aboriginal Grandmothers. This special performance explores their journey through culture, time and space. Presented by Vonda Last, an Adelaide based Ngaanyatjarra singer-songwriter, accompanied by renowned Adelaide composer, musician and educator Julian Ferraretto and the Pocket String Quartet. Vonda’s songs draw on her personal experiences amplifying the voice of Aboriginal Elders through storytelling and song. Education resource to follow.

Australian Curriculum: The Arts - Music, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
SACE: Music, Aboriginal Studies

Year Level: 7 - 12
Date: Wednesday 2 June, Term 2 Week 6
Venue: Quartet Bar
Time: 12:00pm
Duration: 50mins + 20min Q&A
Price: Schools $16 Equity $10

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Image Credit: Vonda Last

South Australian regional and equity schools are invited to contact centrED to apply for transport subsidies should travel costs prohibit attendance at an Adelaide Festival Centre presented performance or workshop. Email with the subject ‘Travel Subsidy – SCHOOL NAME’ to apply.