Jenny McCarthy graduated from the NSW Conservatorium as a high school music teacher in 1981. Since then, with time off to have children, she has taught at Crookwell High School, and then at St Mary’s Catholic School as a primary school music specialist. During her time at St Mary’s, Jenny developed a passion for working with children’s choirs. In 2007, Jenny instigated Singfest – an annual choral festival for the Northern Region Catholic Schools. Jenny also has over 30 years of experience as a piano teacher. Jenny is the patient and exemplary accompanist of the Hume Community Choir (Vocalocal).
We acknowledge the traditional Custodians of this Land, where the Aboriginal People have performed age-old ceremonies of storytelling, music, dance and celebration. As a traditional meeting place, many first nations peoples came to this region. Underneath our buildings and roads this Land will always will be traditional Aboriginal Land. in the same way, all music making genres and practices come from our musical elders, so we acknowledge those on whose skills and wisdom we draw.