Percussionist strikes a unique sound for Lunchtime Concert

Renowned percussionist Ryszard Pusz, widely acknowledged as Australia’s marimba master, is performing the next Flinders Lunchtime Concert, in the Central Library’s Noel Stockdale Room at 1.05pm on Wednesday 3 October.

Listed in the International Who’s Who of Music, Ryszard has had over 70 pieces written for him by composers around the world, and has appeared as soloist and conductor with orchestras, percussion ensembles, choirs, dance groups, and theatre presentations in Australia, Europe, USA and Asia.

He has introduced steelband and taiko to Australia, and steelband to the Middle East, developed some unique playing techniques on marimba and a variety of hand drums, pioneered and developed the concept of teaching instrumental music by Distance Education mode, tutored at International Percussion Workshops, and was recently Head of Percussion for the private orchestra of the Sultan of Oman.

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