3 performances with visiting drummers Rindo Daiko, Assembly Hall, Melbourne
Sept: Dancing Nature
Variety performance of Japanese arts through The Boite, Theatreworks, Melbourne.
Sept 12th 1997: Nihon Buyoh in Sydney
shakuhachi performance with Machiko Kaneko (nihon buyo dance), Satsuki Odamura (koto)
, Riley Lee (shakuhachi) et al
as part of the Sydney Asian Theatre Festival, Belvoire Street Theatre. Auspiced by the Australian Institute of Eastern Music.
Aug/Sept: artist in schools Japanese Music and Dance
With Machiko Kaneko (dance). Tour through South Australia organised by Nexus Arts.
Recitals in Melbourne and Albury NSW
Jul: Out of the Night
Recital with Peter Neville & Nick Tsiavos
, Footscray Community Arts Centre
Recital with Michael Livett & guests Jarek Czechovicz & Peter Haydon, at Aerostato, Melbourne
Jul: The Name of the Bud
National Gallery, Melbourne, performance with Satsuki Odamura, Riley Lee, Toshi Sakamoto & Andrew MacGreggor
Channel 31, television broadcast of performance with Greg Dikmans
Multi-media installation piece, Producer: Lim Tzay Chuen
Jun: Issun Booshi
Musical production at Malvern Central School, written and produced by Anne Norman
Apr: The Last Egg
Duo with dancer Tony Yap, Ausdance showcase, Chapel off Chapel, Prahran.
Apr: Moonlight Nocturne
Recital with Andrew MacGregor, Riley Lee & Toshi Sakamoto, Melba Hall, Melbourne
Mar: Heavens Burning
Recording artist on the sound track of the movie, Screenwriter: Louis Nowra, Director: Craig Lahiff, Staring: Russell Crowe & Youki Kudoh.
Mar: Butoh Taiko Shishi
Director/performer, 4 outdoor taiko and butoh performances in the Victorian Arts Centre Vic Health Festival
Feb: Between Heaven and Earth
With Machiko Kaneko. A recital of music and dance, featuring shakuhachi, biwa, koto, bass koto, & shamisen. Osaka, Japan.