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: […]

The Forest of Songs at the Sommertraumhafen Festival in Austria

on May 7, 2016 in Theater

The Forest of Songs will be performed at this year’s Sommertraumhafen Festival in Wies in southern Austria. This is one of the biggest children’s theater festival in southern part of Austria. It takes place traditionally in the beginning of May and gathers international puppet and children’s artists as well as big audience. The Forest of […]

Wolfheart at the Vukovar Puppet Spring festival in Croatia

on Mar 14, 2016 in Theater

The show Wolfheart will be presented at the 21st Vukovar Puppet Spring festival, taking place between March 14th and 19th 2016 in five towns of Vukovarsko-Srijem province in eastern Croatia.  Each year, this traditional festival gathers between 15 and 20 professional theaters from Croatia and abroad. The festival is also socially engaged as it provides […]

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 […]