Writing Workshop with Mzaza

August 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Zamia Theatre (North Tamborine)
22 Main Street
North Tamborine QLD 4272

Storytelling through Music – 3  Workshops with Mzaza

MZAZA is one of the most unique bands coming out of Australia today. The impressive musicianship of MZAZA – deftly realised with accordion, violin, percussion, double bass and Flamenco guitar – embraces diversity, the old and the new, the familiar and the foreign, through timeless melodies. It is the timelessness of the music and stories that fuels an intense live show, an unforgettable musical journey that has enraptured audiences at MONA FOMA, Queensland Music Festival, Cygnet, National and Woodford Folk Festivals, and visited airwaves internationally. Jaw­-dropping technique, unique compositions and captivating shows have earned Mzaza supports for the likes of Yasmin Levy (Israel) and DJ Click (France).

Best Song [World] and two High Commendations in the Queensland Music Awards
2015 Best Song [World] and one High Commendation in the Queensland Music Awards 2016

Over the years Mzaza has worked with community music groups and choirs across Australia and at major festivals to teach European and Balkan songs and to introduce unusual rhythms and scales in a series of incredibly fun workshops.
Participants will be invited to perform a song or two with the band as part of Mzaza’s The Children of the Road performance on Saturday 26 August @ The Centre Beaudesert.
Bookings for workshops essential – www.liveatthecentre.com.au or call 5540 5050.

Writing Workshop with Mzaza.    
Saturday 19 August @ Zamia Theatre, Tamborine Mountain     3pm – 5pm
Through this unique workshop, Mzaza will lead you on a journey to explore your ancestry and share stories of travel and migration. Together with this accomplished group of cultural refugees, you will investigate through songs and storytelling, how migration influences musical traditions.
Bring your instruments, migration stories or simply your imagination.
Bookings for workshops essential – www.liveatthecentre.com.au or call 5540 5050.  Workshop ticket includes entry to performance.

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