Northam Lullabies Facilitator Cyndy Moody with Elly Jones and Wendy Martin
Join Noongar facilitators, Cyndy Moody and Phil Bartlett to create and learn beautiful lullabies in Noongar language for your moort!!
Sessions will run every Thursday 10am-12.30pm at Bilya Koort Boodja from 28 April to end of June.
This is your chance to share and celebrate Noongar language, write your own lullaby and share your beautiful song with the community!
The program starts with language, songwriting and craft sessions run by incredible Noongar facilitators, including Cyndy Moody and Phil Bartlett.
You will then have the opportunity to work with professional artists, including Phil Bartlett, to write, sing and record your lullaby.
Celebrate and share your lullabies with the Northam community!
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Elly is an experienced Project Manager with a passion for creating spaces for connections to grow and for people to be heard. She joined the CAN team in March 2020 as Lullabies Project Coordinator and in 2021 moved into a Program Manager role, overseeing both CAN’s Lullabies and Place Names projects.
Since 2012, Elly has worked in a variety of project coordination and facilitation roles in the arts and community sectors including supporting young people to develop social action projects to advocate for their rights and create positive systemic change.
In 2020, Elly coordinated CAN’s Noongar Lullabies from Home project, bringing Noongar artists and families together online to learn and celebrate Noongar language through the creation and recording of lullabies.
Cyndy Moody is a powerful singer and songwriter sharing straight from the heart. Since joining Lullabies in 2020, Cyndy has performed her songs across Perth and in 2021, Ngany Koorlangka (My Kid), the lullaby Cyndy and Phil created together during Lullabies, was awarded WAM’s song of the year. Ngany Koorlangka is a personal and powerful song about Cyndy's own experience and Phil was so inspired by the lyrics, he wrote the music almost simultaneously.
Composer and Musician
Phil is an award winning singer songwriter. Known for his amazing musicianship, huge vocals and heart-felt, straight-from-the soul, performance style, Phil’s versatility has earned him a reputation across Australia as an all-round entertainer.
Phil started working on the CAN’s Lullabies program in 2019 and has brought with him incredible musicianship and mentoring skills