Around the World in one day by Internationally acclaimed Visions of a Nomad promises just that! Take Multi instrumentalists to the extreme by watching Composer Michael Cuming playing 4 instruments at the same time, Michael plays, didgeridoo, keboards and kicktriggers simultaneously or perhaps he will be in the mood to play percussion, 2 kick drums and didgeridoo, he also plays Harp, Guitar, Harmonica, Flute and sings. Female drummer and singer Silvana van Dijk adds her own flair on drums and haunting vocals. Japan born Aya on Trumpet and Juan Salvador on electric guitar.
- Venue Format
- Theatre, Hall, Black Box Venue, Outdoor
- Technical Rating
- Touring Party
No critical requirements
Culturebank's productions - Visions of a Nomad and ARC Dreaming Aboriginal dance theatre
Mirabooka Dreaming by ARC Dreaming http://www.arcdreamingaboriginaldancetheatre.com
ARC dreaming involves Aboriginal traditional and Contemporary music and dance combined. This mesmerizing show is a collaboration between Visions of a Nomad and the Australian Aboriginal Nunukul Yuggera dancers from The mid East Coast of Australia.
ARC dreaming has received rave reviews on their tours around the globe and is one of Australia's most impressive export shows and has received standing ovation wherever they perform.
Visions of a Nomad http://www.visionsofanomad.com
In 1990, Michael Cuming formed the group " Visions of a Nomad" a new project in search of fusing old and new traditions into a new genre, Michael pioneered the use of the didgeridoo in combination with Classical, Jazz and World music influences and composed a repertoire that took people on a explorative journey around the world, the symphony was designed as a non stop concert with compositions spanning 50 minutes at a time.
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Unique Selling Point
Around the World in one way exposes the audience to a banquet of genres of music and a great variety of use of instruments, unusual combinations are used by Michael Cuming whom has mastered the ability to play multiple instruments at once. The Musical ability's of Female drummer and singer Silvana van Dijk is an inspiration for women and girls that have dreamt about taking up playing the drum kit.The message is clear, in the world of Visions of a Nomad EVERYTHING is possible!!
Great online presence, promotional broadcast quality footage,CD's and DVD's, online press kits.
The group has been Australia's representatives for Australian Embassy's abroad, most of the time a University tour is included in these engagements, the group is used to interacting with the audience, Michael will talk about the instruments he plays and showcases each one of them. Students can be included in the performance, Silvana will get the girls up and drumming!