Instrument-a-week (9): Bamboo Flute

on Apr 23, 2018 in Instrument-a-week, Music, News

BAMBOO FLUTE Difficulty: 4 od 5 CAUTION: When drilling holes in the flute, we need the help of an adult! WE NEED: a bamboo pole with an inner diameter of about 15 mm and a distance between the nodes of at least 30 cm (it can be purchased in better stocked horticulture shops where the […]

Instrument-a-week (8): CD Flute

on Apr 23, 2018 in Instrument-a-week, Music, News

CD FLUTE (CARDBOARD FLUTE) Difficulty: 4 of 5 CAUTION: When cutting holes in the flute, we need the help / supervision of an adult! WE NEED: a stiff cardboard tube with a diameter of approximately 4 cm and a length of at least 34 cm (such tubes are used textile bales and obtained in textile […]

The Mountain of Sounds at Krvavec Mountain, Slovenia

on Jul 11, 2017 in Music, News

The Mountain od Sounds, a permanent exhibition of original musical instruments by Peter Kus opened om July 9th 2017 at Krvavec Mountain in The Path of Shepard Dwarfs, designed by Uroš Grilc and Nina Peče Grilc. With the help of a guide book, the visitors can visit forest and wide pastures of Krvavec Mountain with […]

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 […]