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8pm Speak Percussion: Californian Percussion
Eclectic and innovative contemporary music that links Australia with the west coast of the USA, feturing the Melbourne premiere of Erik Griswold’s Strings Attached and other rare percussion pieces.

Percussion – Peter Neville
Percussion – Tim Phillips
Percussion – Daniel Richardson
Percussion – Greg Sully
Percussion – Vanessa Tomlinson
Percussion/Artistic Director – Eugene Ughetti

9pm Twitch: 6 x 6 (world premiere)
Anderson / Fox/ Pateras / Tomlinson / Veltheim / Wilkinson
Six new pieces for and by Twitch’s members

Records/Electronics – Natasha Anderson
Processing/Sound Diffusion/Programming – Robin Fox Live
Prepared Piano/Electronics – Anthony Pateras
Percussion – Vanessa Tomlinson
Viola/Electric Violin/Ukelele – Erkki Veltheim
Trombone/Conches/Electronics – James Wilkinson

10pm APHIDS: Scale (Australian premiere)
Music from Scale – an APHIDS::MUSiCLAB resdiency at Bains::Connective (Brussels) in 2004, with miniature percussion instruments made especially for the project. Including the first performance of Cynthia Troup’s text, The uninhabitable of L.B.

Toy piano – Michael Kieran Harvey
Guitar – Geoffrey Morris
Percussion – Eugene Ughetti
Actor – Caroline Lee
Composer – David Young
Artist/Instrument Builder – Rosemary Joy
Writer – Cynthia Troup
MUSiCLAB curator – Marie-Hélène Elleboudt (Belgium)

DAY 1 – 2 November
8pm Speak Percussion: Californian Percussion
9pm Twitch: 6 x 6
10pm Aphids: Scale PLUS SCALE CD LAUNCH

DAY 2 – 3 November
3pm ANAM Fridays@3 featuring compsoer Anthony Pateras
8pm David Chesworth Ensemble: Sport and other works
9pm Dead Horse Band: works by Kate Neal
10pm Jouissance: Akathistos

DAY 3 – 4 November
8pm ANAM Bravo Series Concert: John Cage and others

APHIDS acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Boon wurrung peoples on whose lands we live and work. Sovereignty was never ceded and we pay our respect to past, present, and future Aboriginal elders and community, and to their long and rich history of artmaking on this Country.