Mara! Band tours 'Music In My Suitcase' for Musica Viva Australia In Schools 2023

Mara! are very excited to be touring their latest Musica Viva in Schools show, 'Music in My Suitcase' to Northern, Far North and Central Queensland in May/June, Brisbane in September and Victoria in October 2023.
In May/June 2021 the show toured live for 3 weeks in Western NSW, and commenced shows in metro Sydney, then in 2022 it toured to Northern Territory and Victoria.
Music in My Suitcase draws on the vibrant musical cultures that have inspired Mara! both here in Australia and around the world during their extensive travels, with contributions by folk music experts Padrig Sicard (Breton), Riccardo Tesi (Italian), Sabahattin Akdağcık (Turkish), Muharrem Aslan (Kurdish) and Viv Llewellyn (Welsh). The vision and online resources for the new show were developed by Mara! band members (Mara, Llew Kiek, Tim Clarkson & Stuart Vandegraaff) in collaboration with a highly skilled team from Musica Viva In Education, including Michael Sollis (Artistic Director MVIS), Sonia de Freitas (producer), Misa Yamamoto, Jemma Tabet and Flora Benson.

"Music in my Suitcase" carries on from many years of performances of “Global song and dance”, Mara!'s highly successful MVIS show, which has been performed to thousands of students in all states and territories of Australia, and in Singapore & Hong Kong. 

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