Choices with Skye Loneragan

COMMENTS & REVIEWS

“All children were engaged and excited to participate. They were attentive and interested in all the diverse music played. I would definitely invite him again next year. Highly recommended!”

Thinking Hats ELC

“The children were all amazed and fixated on watching the show at all times. The attending parents commented how great the show was and that it was worth bringing their children to see it.”

Cherry Bridge Station ELC

The GrooveNomad

with Marco Debie

THE PERFORMER

Marco, ‘The Groovenomad’, is a multi-instrumentalist with a passion for world music and transcultural integration. After some years as a promotor for Indigenous artists in Europe, he left his homeland, The Netherlands and for 10 years lived as a travelling musician in more than 25 countries. Through music and sharing story/culture, he engaged and built meaningful relationships with people from a great variety of ethnic backgrounds. He has a rich performing experience as a solo artist, as session/guest musician, with dance groups, theatre, visual arts projects, DJs and more.

In this unique school incursion he blends personal and cultural stories with traditional, innovative and electronic instruments from around the globe. He shares the richness, beauty and power of embracing cultural diversity and its importance in establishing a progressive global community.

THE PERFORMANCE

Early Learning Centres / Preschools: aimed at 3-5 years but younger ones are welcome to join in.

For our youngest ones the message of The Groovenomad is shared as a 40 minute long mesmerizing, musical story. The children and teachers are taken on a captivating and dynamic journey. Whilst being introduced to a great variety of cultures and instruments, they experience the story of The Groovenomad’s long journey to “find his own song”.

The performance alternates constantly between listening to delightful sounds or the enchanting story and active fun engagement for all.

The Groovenomad’s playful nature, story and how he works with sound show how he sees the world: a beautiful place of infinite creativity and diversity and full of opportunity, a place which inspires curiosity and a longing to engage in a positive and respectful manner.

Learning and development area: Social Development (secure, respectful and reciprocal relationships/respect for diversity); Music; Physical Development/Dance; Story-Telling and Drama.

Visit www.thegroovenomadshow.com for promo video.

SUITABILITY:
Kindergarten / ELC’S / Preschools
DURATION:
40 minutes
COST PER SESSION:
$352.00 ($320 + $32 GST)
TEACHERS NOTES:
Teachers Notes provided
REQUIREMENTS:
Access to power, 3 x 3m performance space,
small or medium size table