Acknowledged as one of Australia’s finest didgeridoo players, Mark Atkins will be holding a didgeridoo workshop in Didgeridoo Breath Fremantle on the 28th of September 2012
Mark Atkins is also recognized internationally for his collaborative projects with some of the world’s leading composers and musicians. A descendant of Western Australia’s Yamitji people, as well as of Irish/Australian heritage, Mark is known not only for his mastery playing, but also as a storyteller, composer, percussionist, visual artist and instrument maker. Through Mark’s lips the air blows as a natural desert sound, in old ethnic chants and in polyphonic melodies of astonishing rhythm. Mark has incorporated the didgeridoo sound into some unlikely musical environments, adding its primal pulse to orchestral works, theatrical productions and dance presentation. ‘Atkins mapped a varied sonic territory, presenting a vast array of vocal interjections filtered through a range of different didgeridoos. His journeys conjured up worlds as different as the timeless outback and as transitory as contemporary electronic … the night belonged to Mark Atkins. ‘The Age, Melbourne
Mark will be holding an intermediate to advanced didgeridoo workshop on the 28th of September at Didgeridoo Breath in Fremantle. All students should be confident with circular breathing prior to the course. This is a great opportunity to learn from one of Australia’s finest didgeridoo players, develop your playing style and have awesome fun. This is a ticketed event and will sell FAST, come into the shop to book your place or give us a call on 08 94306009…if you play didgeridoo, you do not want to miss this!!!!
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EVENT : Mark Atkins Intermediate Workshop WHERE: Didgeridoo Breath
6 Market Street
Fremantle TIME: 6.30 to 8.30pm WHEN: 28th of September 2012