Jul 1996: Monash Lunchtime Recital

Recital of music from Japan and China and improvisations with Wang Zheng-Ting (sheng - Chinese mouth organ).


Sept 1996: Sunrise at Midnight

Worked on music for Sean O'Brien's film Sunrise at Midnight.


Dec 1996: Lies of Love

Anne recorded and arranged music for koto and shakuhachi on Monique Lisbon's album Lies of Love. Recorded at MOVE Records.


Nov: Drums of Japan

Anne1995Performance with visiting drummers Rindo Daiko, St John's, Southgate.

Nov: The Art of Zen

Performed at the opening of the Arthouse Exhibition at The Castlemaine Arts Festival in conjunction with artist Jan Lancaster.

Oct: Butoh Taiko Shishi

Director/performer in outdoor taiko and butoh performance at the Melbourne International Festival

Oct 17 1996: Song of the Wailing Flute

Recital to accompany the poetry of Gina Louis, Melbourne Writers Festival, St John's, Southgate. Anne performed with Greg Dikmans (Baroque flute and recorder); Satsuki Odamura (koto), Yumi Umiumare (speech and movement); Javant Biarujia (visuals).


Oct: East of the Sun recital

With Michael Livett at the Brett Whitely Studio, Sydney.

Oct 1996: Jouissance

Live broadcast on ABC "New Music Australia" for the Floriade Festival, Canberra.


sept: Issun Booshi musical production

At Our Lady of Mt Carmel Primary School in Sunbury, written and produced by Anne Norman

Aug/Sept/Oct 1996: Jouissance on Tour

Tour of Vic & NSW. NSW performances included recitals Cowra, Orange & Armidale. Vic: Montrose, Lilydale, St Georges, and St Agnes in Glenhuntly.


Jul: One World Music Dalai Lama benefit concert

With Jane Belfrage (harp), Mt Macedon.

Jul 20 1996: Wind 'n Wood

World flute concert at The Boite World Music Cafe.  Anne performed with Greg Dikmans.


Jul: Nadoya Music and Dance Company

Improvisation workshop at the Green Mill World Dance Congress, Melbourne.

Jun 1996: Jouissance

Performances in Hawthorn and in the Peninsula Music Society subscription series, Mornington.



May: Kagome

Two week season of Kagome - a music / dance theatre piece by Nadoya Music and Dance Company at Theatreworks, Melbourne. Artistic director: Anne Norman with Yumi Umiumare. Funded by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, the Sidney Myer Fund and the Japan Foundation.

Recorded the Kagome CD at Studio 52



Apr: Melbourne improvisers association

Bennetts Lane.

Apr: Out of the Night We Come, Into the Night We Go

Concert of improvisations and new works by Nick Tsiavos at Orange Arts Centre, NSW.

Mar: New Music Australia

Broadcast of new works with Michael Livett on ABC FM

Jan: improvised performance

With Michael Atherton at 14th Annual Conference of the Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion at the Victorian Arts Centre