Heaps Decent is an Australian based dynamic arts organisation working with young people & emerging artists from marginalised & disadvantaged communities, providing a means by which they can tell their story in their own way. Heaps Decent supports change, positive futures & the development of high quality Australian music with a unique identity.
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RECAP: WAGGA WAGGA WORKSHOPS

February 6, 2014

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Adam and I recently spent a week in Wagga working with WAFRICA (the Wagga African Association) as part of their January Summer School program. The program runs for several weeks and includes a range of activities such as language, literacy, science and arts courses as well as 5 days of music workshops run by us, Heaps Decent.

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Over the 5 days we worked with about 40 young people making everything from RnB to Trap and Dubstep. There was a wide spread of ages, which meant we were able to write some fun songs about the holidays as well as some more serious ones about the different challenges that life throws us. All in all it was a really fun week away producing great music with some amazing young people from Wagga!

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Words: Stu Turner

WAFRICA represents the various African cultures living in Wagga and acts as a voice for the African community, as well as a bridge between the African community members and the rest of Wagga. WAFRICA initiates projects that contribute directly to the welfare of the broader community.