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Global Song & Dance

Mara! are multi-award winning masters of world music and in constant demand all over the globe. Centred around the extraordinary voice of founder Mara Kiek, this ensemble of virtuoso musicians use woodwinds, double bass and plucked string instruments like bouzoukis and ba─člamas to conjure up a unique, jazz flavoured, multicultural world of song. Students will learn songs and dances, and be given unique insights into some of the uncommon rhythms and scales that make up music from Ireland, Turkey and Bulgaria.

MARA KIEK vocals, percussion
LLEW KIEK guitars, bouzouki, ba─člama
BRENDAN CLARKE double bass
LORETTA PALMEIRO  alto and soprano saxophones
TIM CLARKSON tenor saxophone, clarinet, recorder

Foundation - Year 8

Cross Curriculum Themes

Links to other learning
Environmental education, languages, drama and storytelling

Key General Capabilities
ICT competence, critical and creative thinking, literacy, numeracy



Central Queensland, QLD

Term 2 (5 - 16 June)

Wide Bay Burnett, QLD

Term 2 (5 - 16 June)

South Western Sydney, NSW

Term 2&4 (Thursdays & Fridays)

Sydney East & City, NSW

Term 3&4 (Thursdays & Fridays)

Brisbane, Logan & Gold Coast, QLD

Term 4 (30 October - 10 November)