2013

 

JettyToriiJan 12th 2013 -  Hatsugama Tea Ceremony of the Melbourne Ueda Soko Ryu, conducted by Adam Wojcinski accompanied by Anne's shakuhachi with beatbox, chant and didgeridoo by the amazing Reo Matsumoto.

Jan 13th 2013 - Yamagawa Dojo of Bujitsu Anne performed shakuhachi at sunrise under the jetty at Seaford beach to accompany their first martial arts training for the year. Led by Darren Sensei and Soke Tony. Accompanied by the sound of waves and seagulls, and topped off by a moving tea ceremony by Adam Wojcinski in the sand.

froth on the shore from the lapping sea, froth on the chasen from whisked matcha

Feb 25 - Mar 1st 2013TAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - Adelaide

on tour with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

Prashphutita2013-03-02_20532398AnneNormanShakuhachiBreathSanshiReo_IJFR_4X6March 2nd 2013 - Melbourne Didjeridu Festival 8pm

performance by BREATH: Sanshi (didj), Reo (beatbox) and Anne (shakuhachi) in Templestowe (Mia Mia Gallery).

March 4 - 7th 2013 TAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - Gippsland

with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

March 14 - 28th 2013Omusubi Kororin Mt Gambia to Adelaide

solo story-telling show for kids, through NEXUS ARTS

April 6 - 12th 2013 - Omusubi Kororin Perth

solo story-telling show for kids, through NEXUS ARTS

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April 11 & 12th 2013 - Recording CD with BREATH at CRANK studios with Lee Buddle, Perth

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April 14th 2013 - BREATH @ Bodhi
• Anne Norman– shakuhachi
Sanshi- didgeridoo
with special guest artist Peiju Lien on pipa (Chinese lute).
6–8pm @ Bodhi Tree Coffee Lounge, Cnr Oxford St & Scarborough Beach Rd, PERTH
Enquiries: Bodhi Tree - (08) 9444 9884

Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/42661

April 23rd 2013 - Omusubi Kororin Macclesfield, Vic

solo story-telling show for kids, on tour through NEXUS ARTS

April 29th 2013 - Kasa Jizo @ MLC Kew, Vic

solo story-telling show for kids, on tour through NEXUS ARTS

May 10th 2013 - Contrasts and Connections logoPDF
Shakuhachi, tea, sword, beatbox, chant, taiko, shinobue, didjeridu...
Anne Norman, Adam Wojcinski, Darren Ball, Reo Matsumoto, Ayako Tsunazawa, Ayako Fujii, Scott Rogers
7:30pm for an 8pm start; Box Hill Community Arts Centre, 470 Station st Box Hill, Victoria

Bookings: 03 9417 1983. Sponsored by the Boite. Tickets: Full - $20 Concession - $15 Under 25 - $10

6002_10151935697592907_1186722497_nMay 12th 2013 Sun 11am to 1pm Japanese-infused High Tea with Anne Norman
Shepparton Art Museum, Eastbank Centre, 70 Welsford Street Shepparton, Vic.

Adult $80 / Children under 12 years $45. Ticket includes exhibition entry to "The Golden Age of Colour Prints"

May 18th 2013 – Sat 3pm Nonchalant Bombasi-tea with Adam Wojcinski in the Tea-Cosy Festival, Fish Creek, Vic

May 24th 2013 - Kasa Jizo, 3 shows @ St Monica's Evatt, ACT

solo story-telling show for kids, on tour through NEXUS ARTS

May 27th - June 7th 2013TAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - Brisbane

on tour with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

July 6th 2013 - concert with French vocal improviser extraordinaire - Emilie Lesbros

8pm Mark Street Hall North Fitzroy, Sponsored by the Boite. Emilie's tour is CANCELLED!

July 24th-25th 2013Omusubi Kororin Horsham, Vic

solo story-telling show for kids, on tour through NEXUS ARTS

July 31stTAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - East Bentleigh

on tour with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

Aug 5- 16 – TAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - WA

on tour with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

Aug 20th 2013 6pm – BECOMING by Joanna Selleck at the Melbourne Recital centre

with Merlyn Quaife (soprano), Jerzy Koslovski (bass/baritone), Dean Sky-Lucas (counter-tenor), Anne Norman (shakuhachi) and the Silo string quartet, under the baton of Benjamin Northey (conductor).

A recital of three major works by Melbourne composer Johanna Selleck exploring responses to the natural world and the connections that bind us.Featuring ancient and contemporary poetry in English, French, Japanese, and Tibetan. Poets including Basho, Shiki, Shuji Miya, Janice Bostok, Jack de Vidas, and Aphra Behn.

VENUE: The Salon in the Melbourne Recital Centre, Cnr Southbank Boulevard & Sturt Street. TICKETS: $30 & $25 BOOKINGS: 03 9699 3333

Aug 27th 2013 TAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - Shepparton, Vic

on tour with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

Sept 4th-5th 2013 TAIKO Drums and Flutes of Japan - Beechworth, Wodonga, Patterson Lakes Vic. On tour with Toshi Sakamoto through NEXUS ARTS

Sept 12th 2013 - Guest Lecturer at BoxHill TAFE Music - "Life as a wandering minstrel"

Sept 15 - Oct 16th 2013 - BREATH: Journey to Fukushima concert TOUR of Japan. For details, see: http://breathtrio.com/breath-in-japan/
The latter part of this tour is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
息吹(ブレス):福島への旅’はオーストラリア外務貿易商豪日交流基金より助成を受けております。

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福島市の演奏会: http://www.minpo.jp/pub/topics/odekake/2013/09/post_3878.html

Oct - Three days in Fukushima - THE BIG K.I.S.S PROJECT: http://d.hatena.ne.jp/KISSPROJECT/20131009

Oct 23 – 25th 2013 - Kasa Jizo in Canberra. Solo story-telling show for kids, on tour through NEXUS ARTS

Nov 26 – 28th 2013 east Gippsland school performances with Toshinori Sakamoto

Dec 7th 2013 - recording project with Fine Blue Thread

Dec 31st  2013 - Gyuto Monks of Tibet New Years Eve in Dromana on the Mornington Peninsula improvising within their chanted puja. And seeing in the New Year on the Beach improvising with the monks. A privilege and a pleasure.