March Static at Four Winds Festival2023 Performance
March Static is an immersive site-specific mobile work for massed musicians, that reframes the marching band phenomenon as a celebration of community gathering around peace, over representations of military might.
Call for Participants: March Static at Rising Festival!2023 Performance
Join Speak Percussion in the opening and closing works of their epic project Sonic Eclipse in this year’s RISING Festival at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
WORK WITH US – Technical Assistant2023 News
Speak Percussion are seeking a new Technical Assistant.
Filament at the Melbourne Recital Centre2023 Performance
Filament takes you beyond musical instruments to a sound world where any physical object in existence can be musicalised. Set in the Primrose Potter Salon of the Melbourne Recital Centre, Filament is a showcase of four powerful compositional voices from around the globe. Speak Percussion presents Australian premieres of works by Cathy Van Eck (NL), Marianthi Papalexandri-
Please join us for a post-concert panel discussion featuring leading thinkers and music makers to shed further light on the discipline of Post Instrumental Practice.
Polar Force at Sydney Festival2022 Performance
Immerse yourself in the sound of Antarctica. Polar Force evokes the beauty and infinite complexity of Antarctica through an immersive and multi-sensorial performance work presented in an inflatable performance space.
Announcement: Duré Dara OAM is our Resident Creative Director2022 News
Duré Dara OAM joins Kaylie Melville and Eugene Ughetti as Speak Percussion’s core artistic team
Announcement: Aaron Wyatt is our Artist in Residence2022 News
Speak Percussion are delighted to welcome Aaron Wyatt to the team as Artist in Residence. Aaron brings with him a wealth of experience and insight as a maker, interpreter and leader. Over the coming years, Aaron will be involved in a spectrum of activities including the creation of a major new work for Speak Percussion that he will both compose and perform in.
Bespoke Artist Professional Development Program2022 Bespoke
EOI’s NOW OPEN
Speak Percussion UK/Australia Tour 20222022 Performance Tour
Speak Percussion tours two works to the United Kingdom in November 2022.
Systems of Control at the Wired Lab2022 Performance
Set amongst the sweet lanolin infused surrounds of the old Rosemount shed, Speak Percussion will activate the site through a participatory percussion event.
Taking shearing and the unique and weathered properties of the shed as both the site and sound for the work, this performance piece uses vibration, attack and repetitive percussive movements to conjure a sound harking from site-specific practices of percussionists and sheep shearers.