Four hundred students from catholic primary schools across the North East have come together to create one voice as part of the biennial Festival of the Sacred.
The event began in 2009 as a partnership between Catholic Education Sandhurst and the Australian School of Performing Arts, and rotates between schools.
After practising individually over months, year five and six students from St Mary's Rutherglen, St Joseph's Chiltern, St Monica's Wodonga, St Michael's Tallangatta and Sacred Heart Corryong and Yarrawonga came together for the first time.
They rotated through rehearsals before a grand hour-long performance at the Catholic College Wodonga on Tuesday afternoon.
Catholic Education officer for the arts Claire Spinelli said it was another great festival.
"The repertoire for this year's concerts include two high-energy dance numbers and a variety of choral offerings, weaved together through short dramatic skits performed by the students of Sandhurst's North Eastern Deanery Schools," she said.
"The concert has an Indigenous touch with Birrama Mana, sung by the mass choir, reminding the audience of the beauty of everyday Australia and the joy of coming home.
"There are a few blasts from the past with old-school pop and Motown musical numbers interspersed among contemporary easy-listening and theatrical fare."
Nine songs performed included Shackles (Praise You) by Mary Mary and Elton John's Electricity.
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Jenni Kennedy of CES said performing with Catholic College Wodonga's funk band was a special thing for the students.
"It's wonderful for junior students to see what senior students can achieve if they continue through with performing arts," she said.
"This has become a well-established program."
Students also learned about Zahra Anderson-Emmett and Harry Partington, who took part in the Sandhurst Arts on Show as year 5 students at St Monica's and have gone on to become involved in Border productions.