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 […]

Peter Kus in the jury of the Stella*15 festival

on Oct 19, 2015 in Theater

Festival Stella*15 will take place on different locations in Vienna, Austria, between October 19th and 23rd 2015. It will present the best productions from the field of children and youth theater that premiered in Austria in the last year. Festival is organised by the national Austrian center of the international network of theatere for young […]

The Forest of Songs will open Luaga und Losna festival in Austria

on Aug 28, 2015 in Theater

The Forest of Songs was selected as an opening performance of this year’s Luaga und Losna in Feldkirch in most western region of Austria, Vorarlberg. We will perform on Tuesday, September 1st at 5.00 pm at Pförtnerhaus in Felkirch. The program of the festival can be downloaded here. Luaga & Losna is an international festival  […]

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 (4): Cardboard Tubophone

on Mar 16, 2014 in Instrument-a-week, News

CARDBOARD TUBOPHONE Difficulty: 4 out of 5 YOU WILL NEED: cardboard tubes with a diameter of 5.5 to 6 cm and a total length of about 5m (they can be obtained for free at the stores selling fabric; they are useed to roll the fabric), 2 angular cardboard strips (such strips are used to protect […]

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 […]