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.
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.
May: ETERNAL HARMONIES
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.
May: MUSIC OF RAPTURE
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
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.