Concert for Life 2019 took place on 10th September in Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
On World Suicide Prevention Day 2019, leading musicians united for a special concert to raise money for Indigenous suicide prevention.
Orchestra for Life (musicians from the Sydney Symphony and Opera Australia)
Sydney Children’s Choir with Sam Allchurch
Simon Tedeschi, piano
Roger Benedict, conductor
Music by Fauré, Bizet, Ravel and Gershwin
All profits from the concert will benefit the Westerman Jilya Institute and the Dr Tracy Westerman Aboriginal Psychology Scholarship Program. Delivered in partnership with WA’s Curtin University, the scholarship program aims to train more Indigenous psychologists to deliver best-practice care in high-risk remote communities. The concert raised well over $30,000.
You have missed the concert but you can still donate here until 24 September: www.tiny.cc/concertforlife
After that date you can donate directly to Curtin University to support the program: https://alumniandgive.curtin.edu.au/giving-to-curtin/where-to-give/westermanscholarship/
With your help we can make lasting change a reality for families and communities across Australia.
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