Paula Clarkstone OAM
A champion of Sydney Eisteddfod, the Late Paula Clarkstone OAM began her performing career on its classical singing platform, winning many awards and prizes. She continued her career as a singer and much-loved teacher, receiving a medal of the Order of Australia for her outstanding contribution to the community through music.
"I've been supporting Sydney Eisteddfod for the past 50 years and with each year it gets better and better. I would love to see greater support for the vital work it does. It really nurtures young, talented people in such a wonderful way.
"With each year, the older I get, the more I see the importances of Sydney Eisteddfod and what it means to these young performers. You never know what a difference the little you give can make.
"I get very emotional about encouraging more people to support young talent through Sydney Eisteddfod, because they will not let you down. They're dedicated, disciplined and have such passion!"
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