include WOMADelaide, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne Festivals,
Maleny (Woodford) Festival, National Folk Festival, Lismore Festival,
Port Fairy Folk Festival, Victor Harbour Festival(SA),Kapunda Celtic
- over one thousand schools, both primary and secondary, throughout
Australia and schools in New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia,
Philippines, India and China.
- organised, composed and performed in a variety of Australian natural
environments including rainforests, wetlands, coastal barrier systems,
woodlands, underground limestone caves....
Jacob - percussion
de Teliga - strings and composition
Jarman - keyboard and woodwind
Ning - Chinese flute
supplemented with : Bill O'Toole - woodwind and management
guest musicians and former musicians in Sirocco
Tucker - harp
- percussion and founding member (1980 - 1995)
Jonathan Xue - chinese bamboo flute
Akdajick - Turkish baglama
Michael Atherton - strings and composition (member 1981- 1985)
Koerbin - strings(Arabic Ud) and composition (member 1985- 1990) current
Kelly - synthesiser and composition (member 1990 - 1992) current composer.
Bester - strings (member 1987)
Carolan - keyboards and composition
guest artists include musicians from : Tibet (Nawang Khechog), Iran
(Davood Tabrezi), Lebanon (Mish Jammal), Brittany (Alan Stivell), Philippines
(Joey Ayala), Greece (Mina) Chile, Scotland and Uruguay.
associated with Sirocco
Mitchell - Yamagi dancer and story teller - toured with Sirocco to India
and the Philippines and choreographed dances to Wetlands
- North Queensland dancer - toured to Indonesia and Taiwan
Dance and Theatre Troupe
Dance and Didge
- dancer and story teller
used by the ensemble:
- bagpipes (French and English), zurna (Turkish), bombarde (Breton),
kaval (Bulgarian), Irish flute, tin whistle, Turkish Clarinet, didgeridu,
- darrabukka (Syrian), duf (Uigher), tupan (Turkish), bodhran (Irish),
timbales, bells (Tibetan and Indian), click sticks...
- Arabic and Turkish Ud, baglama, tar (Persian), erhu (Chinese), violin,
electric guitar, mandolin, Hammered Dulcimer, Celtic harp, Cheng...
- sequences, DAT tape, samplers (Ensonic and computer), synthesisers...