StarJam - you rock!

StarJam - you rock!

(caption for the above picture: 27 StarJammers collaborated with musicians from Sydney Conservatorium of Music on April 15 for the organisation's first-ever such concert in Christchurch. Mark Walton conducted the orchestra. The masters of ceremony were jammers Georgia Strangman and Hayden Wright. The highlight of the evening was Mozart's Concerto for 2 Pianos.)

The Joy of Music

"StarJam empowers young people with disabilities through music and performance workshops, so they learn new skills, gain confidence, have fun and grow, educating the wider community of what is possible." - StarJam

Of the 75 children who the organisation works with in Christchurch, 27 took part in the concert - The Joy of Music - held in collaboration with Mark Walton and students from Sydney Conservatorium of Music. 

  Full orchestra and the Dynamic Drumming by StarJam kids

 Full orchestra and the Dynamic Drumming by StarJam kids

 Jammer Mark Lewis singing Pokarekare ana

Jammer Mark Lewis singing Pokarekare ana

  Jo Casey, StarJam Christchurch Regional Programmes Coordinator

 Jo Casey, StarJam Christchurch Regional Programmes Coordinator

 Some Star jammers tried their hands at conducting the orchestra as well

Some Star jammers tried their hands at conducting the orchestra as well

Profile: Restorative Justice Services Otautahi Christchurch - - provide opportunities for reconciliation for victims of crime, offenders and the community

Profile: Restorative Justice Services Otautahi Christchurch - - provide opportunities for reconciliation for victims of crime, offenders and the community