Over the years, all around Australia, I've done countless numbers of concerts in schools. This current tour has reminded me that I still love doing them, partly because performing is 'in my blood' and also because children genuinely benefit from experiencing a live performance in their school. For many children, their main experience of music is what they see on an ipad, or computer screen...and so they really enjoy, and in fact, are almost taken by surprise, when they see a performer "live" in front of them. My aim always, is to stimulate and extend children's natural love of singing. Echo songs, catchy chorus songs, animal songs, food songs, quirky songs and the occasional serious song. Singing is such a unifying activity and promotes those positive feelings that we're 'all in this together' and can enjoy being a community.
Peter Combe is a multi-award winning icon of Australian children's music and recognised as simply the best and most loved children's songwriter in Australia, capturing the imagination of both young and old with his funny ...
Here's a review from Peter's recent Adelaide Fringe Big Kids Night Out show at the Spiegeltent
After a successful run in the Perth Fringe, Peter has now begun the Adelaide season. There are 9 matinees and a Big Kids Night Out. Clink on the link to read a review of the first Adelaide matinee.
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Join Peter, the Marilyns and Evan Jones (The Pushbike Song) in the Ukelele challenge on Monday 18th Jan. Its an attempt to break the Guinness Book of records for the most ukelele players playing the same song in the same place - current record is about 4700! Its a pre Tour Down Under event, hence the song they will be playing is Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Built for Two). Registration is $2 and funds go to support Eye for Sport a charity which assists vision impaired athletes to compete in sporting events by pairing with an able athlete.
Happy Christmas everyone. Hope you get to spend it with the people you love.