Sista Sing showcases women in music at Wauchope Arts, Sat April 21

Djiyagan DhanBaan means Strong Sister group and they will perform at Sista Sing in Wauchope Arts Hall on April 21.
Djiyagan DhanBaan means Strong Sister group and they will perform at Sista Sing in Wauchope Arts Hall on April 21.

This year’s Sista Sing will once again showcase the talents of many amazing local women, singers and songwriters who will celebrate Australian women in music.

Wauchope Arts is delighted to announce that Djiyagan Dhanbaan, which means strong sister, will open the evening on April 21.

It’s a group of Aboriginal women who promote the revival of culture and singing in the Gathang language. 

“We are thrilled to be involved with this event and feel very honoured to open it,” said program officer Rhonda Radley.

“We are hoping to partner with another choir for the event.”

The Djiyagan Dhanbaan group is also hosting a women’s festival on May 4.

Another highlight of Sista Sing will singer Rose Wilson who will perform two songs as a soloist and the Mosaic choir from Wauchope will also perform under Rose’s direction.

“I’ll be singing two songs by Katie Noonan, an Australian musician I have much love and respect for,” said Rose.

“The choir will be singing work by Rachel Hore, a well-known a capella choir facilitator, composer and arranger.  Sista Sing was glorious last year, and I’m looking forward to another one.” 

Sista Sing is on Saturday April 21 at Wauchope Arts Hall; bring food for a shared meal from 6pm and music starts at 7pm, $10 door entry.

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