All I saw were possibilities!

Photographer Noni Carroll was overawed by the incredible diversity and culture of Narren Lakes and takes us on a stunning visual journey of her experience at the Moorambilla Artist Immersion 2015. Having grown up on the land I have always felt a strong connection to country. The opportunity given, to learn more about the Aboriginal culture and history of the Narren Lakes, was a real gift. In ways …

Go to the bend in the river

Interweaving new Australian choral music with contemporary dance is taking composer Andrew Howes and choreographer Jacob Williams into new territory at Moorambilla residential camps in 2015. “Narran Lakes was what I call an ‘ice bath’ to my system,” says Andrew. “I jumped off the plane straight from the intensity of London and drove on the same day to the utter …

Maliyan emerges!

Maliyan, the wedge-tailed eagle, Aquilaaudax. Maliyan, the name for the protecting wedge tail eagle in the Gamilaraay, Yuwaalaraay and Yuwaalayaay languages. This year at Moorambilla, Artistic Director Michelle Leonard and lantern artist and CEO of Lismore Lantern Parade and LightnUp Inc, Jyllie Jackson, decided to create a wedge-tailed eagle, because of its strong connection with Narran Lakes. Jyllie is working …

The Dance of the Animal: Collaboration On Site, In View

Always more than a vocal program, collaborating with visual artists and designers has been a hallmark of Moorambilla Voices. For the past ten years artists have included lantern maker Bec Massey, designer Fiona Fagan, felter and chook pen creator Anne Nixon and Wailwan Ngemba artists Mary Kennedy and Barbara Stanley. This year, Moorambilla is proud to collaborate for the third …

Raising boys – through the power of music and dance

Creating new Australian music, immersing remote and regional children in creativity and celebrating their remarkable energy has always been the driving creative force of Moorambilla Voices – ever since its inception ten years ago in 2006. Every year young boys lap up the rare opportunity that Moorambilla presents them – to sing and dance and unleash their imaginative side. “Most …