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Brandon Lee

Brandon Lee is a Japanese koto (zither) performer and teacher based in Melbourne. He has acquired both classical and contemporary repertoire, and also collaborates with musicians of various musical and cultural background. Apprenticed to the legendary Kazue Sawai in Tokyo, he ranked 2nd in Japan for the Sawai Koto School’s instructor’s examination. Since returning, he […]

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Jamel Singh & Dheeraj Shrestha

Jamel Kaur Singh studied Classical South Indian, Barathanatium Dance since the age of 6 and has travelled to Singapore to further her studies in North Indian Kathak dance and Classical Indian vocal music and tabla. Her upbringing in Punjabi folk dance, Bhangra, and interest in modern forms of dance such as hip-hop and Latin allows […]

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Stella Savy

Stella Savy has been a musician and teacher for over 20 years. She has taught all age groups and abilities in schools and education all over Australia. She is an engaging story teller and teacher. Every group she works with leaves with a new skill and a smile. Her performances feature original works with contagious […]

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Mark Cain

Mark Cain is a West Australian saxophonist, instrument maker and composer. He is a musical non-conformist whose career spans cross-cultural and experimental music, dance and theatre. Mark’s trademark is his use of simple, commonly available materials to create imaginative and often whimsical instruments whose surprising sounds confound their origins. He has worked in school students […]

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Anne Norman & Toshi Sakamoto

Toshinori Sakamoto is a master TAIKO drummer. He has founded RINDO DAIKO in Kyushu as well as several Taiko teams in Melbourne since settling here in ’95. He performs regularly in Festivals and schools throughout Australia and Japan. Anne Norman is a highly acclaimed musician and composer who took up the shakuhachi in 1986 while […]

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Toshi Sakamoto & Noriko Tadano

Toshinori Sakamoto is an experienced and acclaimed Taiko Master. He founded RINDO DAIKO in Kyushu as well as several Taiko teams in Melbourne since settling here in 1995. Noriko Tadano is an exceptional Shamisen player and singer currently gaining national and international recognition for her craft. Toshi & Noriko perform together in Wa-sa-bi, and are […]

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Valanga Khoza

VALANGA KHOZA is a consummate storyteller and musician, shaping tales of his life into captivating presentations. Valanga was born in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. He grew up in a traditional setting surrounded by lively singing, drumming and dancing. The Limpopo area is rich in traditional healers, orators and storytellers, highly respected throughout Africa. […]

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Vardos

Driven by Alana’s wild violin, chased by accordion and double bass, Vardos have been performing in Australia and internationally for over ten years. Vardos learnt to play this beautiful music in Hungarian folk music schools and remote Transylvanian villages. They have also learnt irresistible songs and infectious dances which are energetic and fun. Alana tells […]

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WALA

When the power of percussion meets dazzling vocal harmony in the dance of life. A dynamic fusion of drumming, dance, percussion and soaring vocal harmonies. Three passionate, exuberant and talented performers present audiences with an exciting display of Ghanaian culture. Odai: To see Wala’s spirited lead-vocalist Odai perform is to witness a genuine love of […]

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Singh Sisters

The three Singh sisters, Jamel, Harsel and Parvyn, were brought up dancing and singing on stage with their father Dya Singh. They have travelled around the world and bring their excitement and experience to each performance. Presentations and performances are available either solo or duo (two of the three sisters, or one accompanied by a […]

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