Date: Sunday 28th MAY 2000.

Venue: Birdsland,  McNicol Rd, Belgrave @ 1.00pm
              Belgrave Heights Convention Centre, Convention Avenue, Belgrave Heights @ 6.00pm

Description: Ballad of Birdsland is a unique community music event exploring environmental issues, celebrating the spirit of the Dandenong Ranges and Yarra Valley and uniting the communities of the Yarra Ranges.  Stories were told of environmental battles to save trees, creeks and wild life using music, visual art, dance and drumming.


John Shortis – Composer and Musician
Moya Simpson – Narrator
Jeannie Marsh – Composer’s Assistant
Rosemary Sims – Choreographer
Rebecca Foster – Visual Artist
Chris Lesser – Drummer
John Ackland – Drummer


Belgrave Heights Christian School
Belgrave South Primary School
Berwick Youth Choir
Emerald Primary School
Lilydale High School
Mt Dandenong Primary School
Ranges Music School
Upwey South Primary School
Victorian College of the Arts
Yarra Ranges Children’s Choir       
Yarra Valley Singers




Yarra Ranges Council logo
Australia Council logo
Melbourne Water logo
Arts Victoria logo

    All Ages             All Abilities             All Music    

DRMC Phone: 0424 910 282   |  Email:    |  Mail: PO Box 430, Belgrave VIC 3160

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