Come and hear some beautiful shakuhachi in the Auburn Botanic Garden at 12pm, August 19th and 26th!
My next concert will be with Georg Mertens on cello, as part of his “Cello and Chocolate” series. Marty Regan’s beautiful work Forest Whispers for shakuhachi and cello will feature, along with local composer Felicity Wilcox’s haunting Tambourin.
Put this date in your diaries! Rehearsals are well under way. It’s going to be a great night! We will be performing Lachlan Skipworth’s Light Rain, Marty Regan’s Voyage and Elizabeth Brown’s Mirage.
I’m playing shakuhachi at a Peace Meditation for the UN International Day of Peace tomorrow at 10.15am!
I’m running a beginner’s shakuhachi workshop at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on November 12th. If you’ve ever wanted to try the shakuhachi, now’s your chance! https://openacademy.sydney.edu.au/course/WFBSW
I’ll be playing shakuhachi at 1pm this Saturday (20th) and the following Saturday for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Auburn Botanic Gardens. Hope to see you there!
I’m performing with Shoko Ono on koto at this language and culture workshop, at the Japan Foundation Sydney! http://www.jpf.org.au/jpfevents/16-sound-of-japan/
Young Australian composer Lachlan Skipworth’s music is featured in this podcast, including the beautiful Light Rain for shakuhachi and string quartet.
Japanese culture comes to the Blue Mountains in my next performance with Satsuki Odamura and her koto ensemble!