Voice of Bamboo
Shakuhachi, bansuri and tabla concert.
Anne Norman is a passionate and innovative exponent of the shakuhachi.
Following studies in classical flute, she took up shakuhachi in Japan in 1986, eventually training in three lineages. She also received a scholarship to study shakuhachi at Tokyo University of the Arts. Anne has performed in Europe, America and Japan, and across Australia. She enjoys cross-artform and collaborative music making and has recorded several CDs. Anne is based in Victoria, Australia.
Shyan Kishore has been studying and performing Indian Classical music on the Bansuri (North Indian flute) since 1996. He has been a student of the renowned Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia for most of this time. Shyan has performed all around the world with some of today's most distinguished artists of music and dance both within and outside of the realms of the Indian Classical genre. He has performed at numerous reputable concert venues, international festivals and programs related to cultural, spiritual and religious promotion.
Glen Kniebeiss is an Australian tabla player and teacher who has studied tabla since 1998. After completing his Bachelor of Music degree at the Victorian College of the Arts (University of Melbourne), Glen travelled to India many times for study. He twice received funding from the Australia Council for the Arts to enhance his tabla studies in India under the guidance of masters Ustad Anthony Dass and Pandit Ishwar Lal Mishra. He has made many CDs and has performed throughout Australia, and also in India, Japan, Denmark and Holland. Glen is now based in Kyoto, Japan.