Bronwyn Kirkpatrick, shakuhachi master, in two concerts, one with voice performer.
· July 25th, 3.30pm, Venue - Flute Tree, Leichhardt
· July 26th 3pm, Venue - Chime, Haymarket
Bronwyn Kirkpatrick is a shihan (master) of the shakuhachi who studied with shakuhachi grand-master Dr Riley Lee in Sydney, Australia for seven years. She also holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in clarinet performance, graduating from the Canberra School of Music, ANU with Distinction.
Bronwyn has played the shakuhachi with the Bell Shakespeare Theatre Company, the Sydney Dance Company and TaikOz. She has been awarded numerous awards and prizes, including a Churchill Fellowship and an Australia Council Skills and Arts Development Grant, which enabled her to further her studies with shakuhachi masters in Japan.
Bronwyn has performed at numerous festivals nationally and internationally, including the World Shakuhachi Festival, the OzAsia Festival, Sydney Sacred Music Festival and the Four Winds Festival. She performs regularly as a freelance artist, both as soloist and in combination with western and traditional instruments. Bronwyn is also an active teacher of the shakuhachi in Sydney and around the world via Skype. http://bronwynkirkpatrick.com