Deborah Cheetham AO & Dhungala Children’s Choir perform ‘Choral Connection Song Book’



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Dhungala Children's Choir at MPavilion 2018. Photo by Timothy Burgess.

The Dhungala Children’s Choir—led by Deborah Cheetham AO in conductor’s role—will show why they are the peak choral performance group for Indigenous children in Victoria. They’ll be performing songs from the Choral Connection Song Book, written by Deborah to enable the children to reconnect with and celebrate their Indigenous language.

The collection of songs features the experiences and languages of Aboriginal Children from around Australia—brought to the heart of Melbourne for this incredible occasion.

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