Title

Hit parade percussion festival

Document Type

Performance

Publisher

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA)

School

Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts, Technology, Education and Communications

RAS ID

26611

Comments

White, T., Defying Gravity, Kato, K., France, G., Kaboom Percussion, Perrozzi, M., & Robbie, I. (2017). Hit parade percussion festival. Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).

http://www.timwhite.net.au/defyinggravity.htm

Abstract

Defying Gravity and the WA Academy of Performing Arts celebrate thirty years at the forefront of percussion in Australia, in a percussion festival bringing together leading performers and educators from around the world. Experience the best of pioneering new music for percussion, performed by the leading performers of our time!

Additional Information

Public events:

Monday 4 September at 2pm: 'Hit Parade' Festival Launch

Wednesday 6 September at 7.30pm: Kuniko Kato: 'Total Percussion'

Thursday 7 September at 10am: Kuniko Kato: Marimba Masterclass

Sunday 10 September 10am - 2pm: Defying Gravity: open rehearsal

Tuesday 12 September: Kuniko Kato: New Music for Solo Percussion

Thursday 14 September at 7.30pm: Defying Gravity: 'Hit Parade'

Friday 15 September at 10am: Kuniko Kato: Multi-Percussion Masterclass

Friday 15 September at 7pm: Kuniko Kato at Methodist Ladies College

Friday 15 September at 7.30pm: Defying Gravity: 'Hit Parade'

Saturday 16 Sept at 2pm & 7.30pm: Defying Gravity: 'Hit Parade'

Saturday 16 September at 10pm: 'Hit Parade' Festival Closing Party

Festival Director: Tim White

PERFORMERS
Guest Artists: Kuniko Kato, Gary France, Marcus Perrozzi, Kaboom Percussion (Joshua Webster & Catherine Betts) and lain Robbie

Defying Gravity: Ben Albert, Drew Alexander, Chris Damant, Nanna Faulkner, Azariah Felton, Ben Fillingham, Pavan Hari, Laura Harris, Aaron Logan, lzaac Masters, Arund Pearce, Germaine Png, Tom Robertson, Thomas Selim, Mercedes Slack-Smith and Jesse Vivante

Guest Musicians: Miranda Murray-Yong, Robyn Blann, Stephanie Vuduris

Music Director: Tim White

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