We now have about nine blue cattle-wash drums cleaned and ready to become part of the school playground installation. These two prototypes and the mallets are the first things made in the Girgarre Music Supermarket. My thanks to John and Lorraine Warde for their fantastic help on this part of the project.
PREPARING THE GARGARRO GALA
An article written for the local Girgarre Gazette (to be published after Easter and previewed here) describes the process of creating an orchestra of locals with DIY instruments, then writing a major work for them.
BACK IN GIRGARRE
Music Supermarket and
this Girgarre Blog now reactivated.
THE STRING CANS PROJECT is about splitting a guitar into six single-string tin-can instruments for use in community orchestras.
This blog documents it as it evolves. The blueprints will be published and available for free to anyone who would like to build one.
Change the music world,
one string at a time.
INTRO 20 Dec 2017
INSPIRATION 24 Dec 2017
01 Tin Selection 01 Jan
02 Front Disc 02 Jan