Cecilia Brandolini of the duo Gabriel and Cecilia performing Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit on The Voice live quarter finals. Supplied by Channel 9/WIN.
Cecilia Brandolini of the duo Gabriel and Cecilia performing Nirvana’s Smells Like Teen Spirit on The Voice live quarter finals. Supplied by Channel 9/WIN.

Star of The Voice plans to use her voice for homeless

FORMER star of reality TV music show The Voice, Cecilia Brandolini, plans to move to Sydney and teach homeless people to busk.

Cecilia has just graduated from high school in Byron Bay and has a crowdfunding campaign going to raise money to buy ukueles and other equipment she needs to make this project a reality.

So far she has raised $1160 towards her target of $2000 on the crowdfunding website Gofundme.

"I've played music all my life and want to use this skill to help others as much as I can," she says on the site.

"Instead of going to uni this year I am moving to Sydney to take a gap year.

"For 2016, I want to teach homeless people to busk. To get to know them and help them make money for bigger and better things.

"My plan is to gift them a bright coloured ukulele, a permanent marker and chord charts. With this comes a plastic soft case and a cardboard box. The plastic case for money to go in and the cardboard can be used as a sign to say anything they like.

"I am willing to spend an hour with each of these people, supply them with, and teach them how to read chord charts and to play in time, then ask them what songs they already know how to sing and go from there."

For more information or to donate to her campaign go to https:// http://www.gofundme.com/HomelessBuskers



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