Being involved in OBV for my choir is wonderful as welcome from a small country town, and it gives my students the opportunity to sing with other schools which is something that cannot happen at home. They are all so keen to sing the songs which are all positive songs and every single one of my choir students loves being involved in this event.
What a brilliant music festival, showcasing the talents of so many children. The parents were so impressed and said it was so wonderful — a highlight of the school year. We will definitely be part of this festival next year. Thanks to the committee who made this magical event possible.
An absolutely fantastic night … thoroughly enjoyed by all, especially the students, who sang so beautifully! Congratulations to everybody who worked so hard to ensure the success of this fabulous event.
Thank you so much for absolutely everything! You guys are amazing with all of your hard work, passion, dedication, support and encouragement! It was an absolute pleasure and honour to be a part of your concert. Thank you for everything. Now have a well-deserved break.
Wow…just wow! It was such a joy to watch…Congratulations to ALL involved…it was amazing!
Such a special evening and while I cannot find words to describe it Dylan went to bed that night and said “I feel magical inside me”. Spectacular event; long may it continue!
Sarah Millais-Close, Parent, Mindarie Primary
Wow! What a pleasure and honour it was to sit back and watch the future of this country come together without the prejudice, racism and problems adults bring into this world and just enjoy themselves and each other in a fun and safe environment through music. Well done One Big Voice!
Matt Jarvey FB
From a teacher perspective, I have found that the songs provide a solid body of work to use with the students. Some of the songs are also suitable to use in a class setting. I have found that the students appreciate the more technical songs and love the challenge. The PD’s are a delight to go to – not all PD’s are like that. To participate in singing with other music teachers and to challenge oneself with new songs is wonderful. The networking that goes on is also very useful.
The children love being part of this massed choir experience. It is such a friendly, happy, non-competitive and enjoyable atmosphere that they want to be part of it every year.
What a great idea, in a world where there is so much hate, violence this is good to see. Start teaching children to work together, create harmony and nurture great young people. As others have said should be across all states, and aim for an Australian gathering.
Lynda Barnes FB
An inspirational and outstanding festival the best I have ever been to. Thank you for all the hard work of the fantastic committee who are so dedicated. Our choir said they loved the whole experience and said they can’t wait for next year. Parents raved about this festival and said it was the highlight of the school year…Congratulations and thank you.