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 uses woodwinds, double bass and plucked string instruments like bouzoukis and baglamas 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. Click here to find out more about Mara!
Hunter Region, NSW tour dates: Term 3 (30 July - 10 August)
Led by charismatic Senegalese musician Pape M’Baye (who has shared the stage with music legends BB King, Miles Davis and Ringo Starr), Teranga’s percussion-based music transports audiences to a world of poetic, rhythmic storytelling, where tales of small village life become metaphors for how we live today. Anyone who has seen Teranga knows active participation from students is a vital ingredient in the on-stage alchemy. Click here to find out more about Teranga.
Hunter Region, NSW tour dates: Term 1 (12 - 23 March) - SOLD OUT!