In a transformative week-long workshop hosted at the Hume Conservatorium, a group of children with no prior musical experience, emerged as 'overnight stars'.
Under the mentorship of Grow the Music founder and director, Liz Rutten, along with the guidance of Takalak/Agwamin and Gureng Gureng/Wakka Wakka Hip Hop artist, Dizzy Doolan, eight Aboriginal youths aged 12 to 16 split into two groups to craft and record two original songs.
The workshop, an integral component of Grow the Music, a program dedicated to Aboriginal youth aged 12 to eighteen, aims to empower and nurture creative expression within the demographic.
The songs may soon find their way onto music channels, marking a significant achievement for these young artists and the broader initiative uplifting Indigenous talent.
"The young people in Goulburn community are very talented," Dizzy Doolan said.
"Teaching the young people is something I am very passionate about.
"These kids are super talented and keen to learn."
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The Hume Conservatorium outreach and communications manager, Giselle Newbury, said the initiative was aimed at opening doors to those who hadn't previously experienced the facility.
"We are wrapt with its success," Ms Newbury said.
"To have two original pieces of music produced in a week by kids, most of whom had never picked up an instrument before, is phenomenal. These kids are going home successful."