This event is included in the following package/s:
Eugene Ughetti – Director & Performer
Kaylie Melville – Producer & Performer
David Hewitt – Community Facilitator & Performer
Performing with musicians of the Sapphire Coast & Festival Musicians
Speak Percussion & Local musicians of the Sapphire Coast
March Static is an immersive site-specific mobile work for massed musicians, that reframes the marching band phenomenon as a celebration of community gathering around peace, over representations of military might.
Composed by Thomas Meadowcroft (AU/DE) and led by new music luminaries Speak Percussion, March Static brings together more than 50 local student and community musicians to collaborate with visiting Festival artists, creating a gentle spectrum of choreographed sound to envelop its listeners. The assembled musicians will move in and around the audience as they perform, reframing the performer-audience relationship while simultaneously challenging the traditional performance format of marching bands. Melding ethereal chords with fragments of marching percussion motifs against the backdrop of tranquil beachside sounds, this morning performance kicks off the Festival weekend with a relaxing experience for the whole family.