Workshop “Create your first film” in Maribor, Slovenia

on Jan 20, 2017 in Music, News

On December 16th and 17th 2017 Peter Kus was teaching at the program Create your first film for kindergarten and school educators, organized by Public Fund for Culture of Slovenia. Participants first created simple film animations in various techniques, led by animator Branko Lenarčič. Then, at the workshop led by Peter Kus, they have created […]

Exhibition “Animated Sounds” in Kotor, Montenegro

on Jul 1, 2016 in Music

New exhibition of original musical instruments and sound installations Animated Sounds by Peter Kus will be open between July 1st and Julz 12th in Kotor Montenegro as part of Kotor’s Festival of Children’s Theater. During last few years, through several musical-puppet shows (King Listens, The Lost Tone, Forest of Songs, etc.), Peter has developed an […]

Orchestra of Invented Instruments performed for the 50th time

on May 14, 2016 in Music

On Friday, the 13th of May The Orchestra of Invented Instruments (its members are Peter Kus and Andrej Žibert) performed a concert and instrument building workshops for the 50th time. Since 2010 they have visited numerous elementary and high schools in Slovenia and performed at music and theater festivals in Slovenia and Austria. Past festivals: […]

Workshop “Create Your First Film”

on Mar 10, 2016 in Music

On March 4th and 5th 2016 Peter Kus was teaching at the program   Create your first film for kindergarten and school educators, organized by Public Fund for Culture of Slovenia. Participants first created simple film animations in various techniques, led by animator Matija Manček. Then, at the workshop led by Peter Kus, they created original […]

Two-day workshop for professionals

on May 3, 2015 in Music, News

Two-day workshop about building and use of original musical instruments will take place on Thursday, May 7th, from 5 to 9 pm and on Friday, May 8th, from 4 to 8 pm at Ljubljana Puppet Theater in Ljubljana, Slovenia. It will be led by musician, instrument builder and theater director Peter Kus. Workshop will include: […]

The Garden of Sound in Šibenik, Croatia

on Jun 19, 2014 in Music, News

Between 22nd of June and 5th of July, the interactive exhibition of original musical instruments The Garden of sound  will be presented at the Šibenik City Museum in Šibenik, Croatia, as a pat of the International Children’s FestivalPARTICIPANTS: Concept and original instruments by Peter Kus Instrument art design by NatanEsku Exhibition Design by Andrej Štular Graphic […]

Instrument-a-week (7): Water Flute

on Apr 20, 2014 in Instrument-a-week, Music, News

Water Flute Difficulty: 4 of 5 Attention: Assistance of an adult is required when cutting hard plastic tubes and preparing a hardwood plug! MATERIALS: 5 PVC sewer tubes, 40mm diameter and 30 cm in length (different number of tubes can be used; it is important to set them in a closed geometrical shape with elbows […]

Instrument-a-week (6): Froggy

on Apr 13, 2014 in Instrument-a-week, Music, News

FROGGY Difficulty: 3 out of 5 YOU WILL NEED: a short tube with a diameter of about 40 – 50 mm and a length of 50-70 mm (easiest is if you use a cardboard tube, diameter 45 mm, used in post offices in Europe in rolls of stickers for envelopes), cylindrical rod made of beech […]

Instrument-a-week (5): Bird Whistle

on Apr 6, 2014 in Instrument-a-week, Music, News

BIRD WHISTLE First version Difficulty: 2 out of 5 YOU WILL NEED: square wooden batten, dimensions 1.5 cm x 1.5 cm or 2 cm x 2 cm a piece of hard plastic, thickness 1-2 mm plastic band for gift-wrapping wood saw scissors strong adhesive INSTRUCTIONS: Cut the wooden batten into into segments: one segment of […]

Instrument-a-week (3): Moped

on Mar 8, 2014 in Instrument-a-week, Music, News

Moped Difficulty: 2 out of 5 YOU WILL NEED: a sheet of smooth and thicker paper, 18 cm x 18 cm (old poster or the cover of a magazine) a smooth round rod or tube, with a diameter of 1 cm and a length of about 25 cm scotch tape scissors INSTRUCTIONS: Roll the paper diagonally […]