Our program for 1998
Junkelan |Singapore |Perth Zoo Centenary |Beat It |Northern Territory Tour
Perth metro schools |WA regional schools |Kellerberrin Festival |Pockets

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Junkelan Festival of Perth
A program of contemporary music for contemporary instruments. Using instruments designed and built by the ensemble from scrap metal and industrial plastics, digital music technology and cultural influences from India and Indonesia, Nova is creating a sound that reflects our contemporary concerns with the environment, technology and communications and our cultural relationship with our neighbours in Asia.
venue/dates New Fortune Theatre
University of Western Australia
February 18 - 21, 8pm
performers Lee Buddle
Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
Phil Thomson
repertoire Cain,Craig,Dean,Pye
Buddle,Cain,Pye,Reeves,Tanner
David Pye
Junkelan
The lament of Gilgamesh
Ritual Fragments

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Singapore Musica Viva in Schools
As a result of the success of our previous several years work in schools, MVIS used Nova to spearhead their expansion into Asia. Not relying on the English language for explanation or clarity, Trash enjoyed unprecedented success with pupils and teachers alike.
venue/dates 40 performances in primary & secondary schools throughout Singapore
April 13 - 30th
performers Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire Cain,Craig,Dean,Pye Trash
[a Singapore student's letter to Nova]

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Perth Zoo Centenary
Under the Australia Council's Partnerships scheme, Nova and the Perth Zoo developed a program of activities designed to highlight endangered Western Australian species. Mthe music written included concert works and pieces designed to be performed while wandering around the exhibits.
venue/dates July 9th, 12.30 p.m
Forrest Chase

October 17th, 7.00 p.m
Perth Zoo

October 18th, all day
Perth Zoo

November 21st, 6.00 p.m
Perth Zoo

December 24th, 6.00 p.m
Perth Zoo

December 31st, 6.00 p.m
Perth Zoo
Centenary Calendar launch


Centenary Ball


Family Festival Day


Golden Twilight Concert


Carols by candlelight


Family New Year's Eve
performers Lee Buddle
Mark Cain
Amanda Dean
Gandharva
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire Buddle, Pye, Reeves, Tanner Zoo Centenary Suite
Endangered Species Tour Music
Roving Music

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Beat It Synergy
Annual Synergy percussion showcase
venue/dates Sydney Town Hall
August 14th, 8.00pm
performers Lee Buddle
Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire David Pye
David Pye
Buddle/Reeves/Pye
Ritual Fragments
oopacaka
Off Beatty Park

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Northern Territory Tour Musica Viva in Schools
DESCRIPTION
venue/dates Sundry primary & secondary schools
Alice Springs, Katherine, Darwin
August 17th - September 4th
performers Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire Cain,Craig,Dean,Pye Trash

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Perth metro schools Musica Viva in Schools
DESCRIPTION
venue/dates Sundry primary schools
Perth metropolitan area
September 10th - October 16th
performers Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire Cain,Craig,Dean,Pye Trash

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Kellerberrin Festival
DESCRIPTION
venue/dates Cuolahan Pavilion
Kellerberrin
November 7th
performers Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire Cain,Pye,Reeves,Tanner Pockets
Trash

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Pockets Awesome International Children's Festival
DESCRIPTION
venue/dates TBA
November 9 - 15
performers Mark Cain
David Pye
Ron Reeves
Paul Tanner
repertoire Cain,Pye,Reeves,Tanner Pockets