A Celebration of Youth and Community – SoundSoul Event Draws Over 200 Attendees in Lake Munmorah

 The Central Coast, NSW – April 19, 2024 – The Skill Engineer Ltd. proudly hosted the SoundSoul event on Friday, April 19th, 2024.  Held as part of Youth Week NSW, this all ages event brought together the vibrant energies of youth and families in Lake Munmorah and surrounding areas on the Central Coast.

Featuring the undeniable talents of Triple J unearthed legends, Pilot Buffalo, alongside an array of local performers and community services, SoundSoul was a huge success, drawing in more than 200 attendees. The event aimed to foster social inclusion and provide engaging activities for youth and families in areas where such opportunities are limited.

“We could not have anticipated the overwhelming response to SoundSoul,” said Sharon Aldrick Creative Coordinator at The Skill Engineer Ltd. “With over 220 people in attendance, it was a testament to the collaborative efforts of our partners and the enthusiasm of the community.”

SoundSoul was made possible through the generous support and participation of fifteen local services, including Song Lab, yspace Central Coast, the Central Coast Council, among others, alongside dedicated youth volunteers. Their contributions ensured a diverse and enriching experience for all attendees.

The event kicked off with a series of performances and workshops, including soul-stirring sets by Jack Crouch, Maya Simpson, UV Ultraviolet Band, and Oli Byrnes, among others. Attendees were treated to a DJ workshop led by Cody, followed by an a stellar performance by Pilot Buffalo to close out the event.

“It was truly a joyous day for all involved,” added Sharon Aldrick. “The smiles and positive energy radiating from the participants underscored the impact of events like SoundSoul in our community.”

SoundSoul not only provided entertainment but also served as a platform for connection and empowerment, reinforcing the importance of community engagement and support for youth initiatives. The overwhelming feedback received from partners and attendees alike has sparked discussions of future collaborations to continue fostering a vibrant and inclusive community on the northern part of the Central Coast.

SoundSoul was made possible through the generous support and participation of 15 local services, including

  • Song Lab
  • Skilled Creative and Digi Van
  • yspace Central Coast
  • Central Coast Youth Services
  • We Are Uniting
  • Links Youth Support Services
  • headspace Lake Haven
  • Gamble Aware
  • Samaritans Foundation
  • Table Church
  • Uniting Rapt
  • Interrelate
  • the Y
  • Omnia Inclusive Employment Solutions
  • Mosaic Multicultural Connections
  • Central Coast Council

SoundSoul was made possible through funding provided by the NSW Government’s Youth Opportunities program.

For media inquiries or further information, please contact:

Charlotte Dickie: 0432 806 041