Dec: Kojiki

Music and dance performance of an episode from the Japanese Creation Myth, directed by Anne Norman at the President's Cup, Paladium Ballroom, Crown Casino. Included the dancers Yumi Umiumare and Tony Yap, with Anne Norman (shakuhachi, shinobue and koto), Toshinori Sakamoto and local taiko team 'Chiten'.

Nov: Japanese Afternoon

At Footscray Community Arts Centre. Performance featuring Anne Norman (shakuhachi), Toshi Sakamoto (taiko), Peter Eckersall (Kyogen), Yumi Umiumare (butoh)...

Oct/Nov: Artist in schools Drums & Flutes of Japan

With Toshi & Junko Sakamoto. Tour through South Australia organised by Nexus Arts.

Oct: Jouissance

Performing in Melbourne International Festival.

Sept:Victorian Flute Guild

Solo recital at Toorak Uniting Church, Melbourne.


Season of performances by Nadoya Music and Dance Company presented by Hirano Ptd Ltd under the banner of MADE TO MOVE. The Malthouse, Melbourne.


Season of performances by Nadoya Music and Dance Company presented by Performing Lines. The Performance Space, Sydney.

Aug: Artist in schools Drums & Flutes of Japan

With Toshi & Junko Sakamoto. Tour through ACT organised by Nexus Arts.

Jul: Invited artist at the World Shakuhachi Festival 1998

In Colorado USA, but was unfortunately unable to attend.

July: dalai lama's birthday celebrations

At the wild yak, collingwood.

Apr/May/June: Artist in schools

Drums & Flutes of Japan with Toshi & Junko Sakamoto. Tour through Victoria organised by Nexus Arts.

May: Performed in recital by Tajima Tadashi

Melba Hall, Parkville.

May: Lunchtime recital with Tajima Tadashi

Tokimura Yoshie & Andrew MacGregor at Monash University, Clayton.


Recital featuring Jouissance, the Eternal Choir, Petrunka & The Other at 101 Collins St, Melbourne

May: Melbourne-Osaka Japanese Music Celebration

With Tajima Tadashi & a touring group of 20 shakuhachi & koto performers from Japan. Melbourne Town Hall, Supper Room.


Recital featuring Jouissance and a Byzantine Choir at Monash University, Melbourne

May: Recorded shakuhachi

On song "I'm here to tell" for cd of songs by Grant McPherson.

Apr: Recorded two tracks with Jane Belfrage

For her new CD of original works for harp at Hugh McDonald Studios, Kew.

Apr: Driftwood

Recital with Michael Livett to open the Southern Grampians Autumn Festival, Hamilton Gallery.

Apr: Yarram Festival

Parade and fair performance with Toshi & Junko Sakamoto (Taiko), East Gippsland, Victoria.

Apr: Russia and Japan

A shared evening with Zulya Kamalova (singer). Performed with Yumi Umiumare (butoh), Machiko Kaneko (nihon buyoh), Miki Katsumizu (koto). The Boite, Mark St Hall, Melbourne.

Mar: Great Escapes

Duo with dancer Machiko Kaneko to my composition Alone in a Strange Place. A part of a season of movement art at Dancehouse, Melbourne.

Mar: Intersecting Lines

Recital with Peter Hagen (harpsichord), Ursula Genaehr (recorders), Machiko Kaneko (dance) & Jeurgen Lett (chime maker), featuring some compositions by me and collarative works and improvisations along side Baroque, traditional and contemporary Japanese works. Part of the Albury Gallery concert series, Albury NSW.

Mar/April: Artist in schools Japanese Music and Dance

With Machiko Kaneko (dance). Tour through ACT & Victoria organised by Nexus Arts.

Feb: International Women's Day Breakfast

Run by the IWDA (International Women's Development Agency) perfomed solo, Melbourne

Feb: Sea of Hands

Performance as a part of a public demonstration in support of Native Title rights, I performed with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto and aboriginal didjeridu performer Tom E Lewis. Treasury Gardens, Melbourne.

Jan: Community Aid Abroad

Fund-raising performance with Jane Belfrage on harp, Mt Martha.