July: Drums & Flutes of Japan
27 performances in schools throughout QLD with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
Dec: Guest artist
Guest artist in Japep annual student taiko concert at Melba Hall, University of Melbourne
3 solo workshops through NEXUS ARTS
Nov/Dec: Composition of Celebrate Life & Summer's Day
Composition and arrangements of 'Celebrate Life' and 'Summers Day' for choir and band to be performed in 2001 at the Frankston Festival on Sea, sponsored by the Frankston City Council
Nov: Arts Victoria Touring Grant
The duo of harpsichord (Peter Hagen) and shakuhachi (Anne Norman)
is granted a touring grant by Arts Victoria
. A show & tell session is held with prospective composers for the duo, and a submission to the Australia Council for the Arts
is made to commission new works.
Nov 13th: 'We Lose Things'
Premier performance in a recital at Rechabite Hall Northcote with Nick Tsiavos, Peter Neville, Deborah Kayser and Anne Norman. Sponsored by Australia Asia Foundation
Filming of promo video/cd-rom with Jouissance
Nov: Private Wedding
Solo shakuhachi for a private wedding and reception at montsalvat
Nov: Prahan Festival
Roaming performance with Yumi Umiumare at Prahran Festival
Oct: Globe to Globe World Music Festival
In Kingston, performance by Nadoya
Oct: Drums & Flutes of Japan
7 performances in schools in Adelaide with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
Oct: Japanese Fair
Performed at the frankston susono sister city 'Japanese fair' - solo shakuhachi, & in accompaniment to sado (tea ceremony) and shinobue flute with japep taiko ensemble.
Sept: Christopher Young & Anne Norman
Duo recital at The National Gallery on Russell st- bass clarinet, clarinet and shakuhachi
Sept-Nov: Drums & Flutes of Japan
18 performances in schools throughout Victoria with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.
Sept: Final recording
Final recording and mastering of "sounds of Global Harmony" CD
Aug: National Grief Week
Solo shakuhachi played at a memorial ceremony on the beach in Frankston as a part of National 'Grief Week'
Aug: Roaming artist
Roaming performance with Yumi Umiumare at Southgate, Melbourne
Aug/Oct: Composed and rehearsed 'We Lose Things'
A trio for bass, shakuhachi and power pole bells (made from found objects). Commissioned by Le Tuan Hung of the Australian Asia Foundation and sponsored by the Australia Council for the Arts
. This piece is dedicated to Machiko Kaneko (died 14/9/00)
Aug/Sept: Music workshops
On homemade instruments with children at the Peninsula hospice in Frankston.
Aug-Oct: Drums & Flutes of Japan
10 performances in schools throughout Victoria with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS & JMiS.
July/Aug: 'BACH in a Kimono'
5 performances of music for shakuhachi, flute and harpsichord with Peter Hagen
at the Victorian Arts Centre, The Boite World Music Cafe
, and in Broadford and Mornington.
July: 'Japan: Tradition in a Modern Age'
Performance at Melbourne Town Hall for The Boite
's Winter Festival with Yumi Umiumare (butoh) and Satsuki Odamura (koto).
June: World music collaboration series
Part of The Boite World Music Cafe
's Winter Festival, performed with Christopher Young
(clarinet, bass clarinet...) Ray Pereira
(West African Drums), Tzu
(hip-hop vocal duo)
May: Artist in Residence
At Kingscote Area School on Kangaroo Island, SA, putting together a music/theatre performance based on a Japanese folk tale with primary school students.
May: Studied sumatran saluang
(diagonally blown bamboo flute) with Admiral and 'Randai' music theatre with Indija N Mahjoeddin.
May/June: Drums & Flutes of Japan
9 performances in schools throughout Victoria with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS & JMiS.
April: Recorded "Sounds of Global Harmony"
CD with Sarah Hopkins and the Gyuto Monks of Tibet
March: Melbourne Goh Club
Guest performer at presentation night following annual Go (chess) tournament at NOVOTEL Melbourne
March: GRAND PRIX
Roving entertainer in the drivers and sponsors precinct
3 solo school shows in Victoria
Feb: Goddess of 1967
Recording of shakuhachi & ocarina for sound track to Goddess of 1967, a film by Clara Law, Music by Jen Anderson.
Feb-June: Drums & Flutes of Japan
2 performances in schools throughout Victoria with taiko players Toshi & Junko Sakamoto on tour through NEXUS ARTS.