Dark lotus by Pavan Hari
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications
Defying Gravity is a student based percussion collective from WAAPA (West Australian Academy of Performing Arts), one of Australia's most impressive tertiary arts institutions. Defying Gravity has taken percussion from the back of the orchestra performing music from around the globe. They've just clocked up 30 years and boast a higher than 90% success rate in the percussion-based job market. Director Tim White's been there for a good part of the 30 years and brings in a complement of players along with student composer Pavan Hari, to perform live from the ABC Perth studios.
Performed at the ABC Perth Studios for broadcast as part of Radio National's The Music Show with Andrew Ford on 3 September 2017.
Defying Gravity Music director: Tim White
The Music Show Producer: Rosa Gollan