Kaleidoscope IV – HANDS International Drumming Festival 2014: Drumming Nation

Synopsis ‘Drumming Nation’ is the 4th installation to HANDS Percussion’s International Drumming Festival, Kaleidoscope. After 3 successful runs, it is clear that drumming and percussion is enjoyed by all kinds of people. It has the potential to unite a community through the enjoyment of creative music. Malaysia is rich in diversity of people, cultures and […]

Synthesis – A Repertoire of Resonance @ The Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO)

Synopsis SYNTHESIS – A Repertoire of Resonance is a masterful collection showcasing brilliant musicality, merging cultures and innovation. Drawing on Malaysia’s rich fusion of music and culture, audiences will hear a synthesis of sounds and arrangements. Experience various interconnections of the Shigu, Bonang, Gongs, Kesi, Gendang, Cello, Flute and the Gamelan. The repertoire will include […]

OPIUM – Artistic Expressions by French and Malaysian Artists

Synopsis OPIUM is a journey about perspective and taking risks. A risk is worth taking when the benefits could change your life. A risk is worth taking when you are driven by dreams, passion and courage. Reflective of a past that has tinges of dark but endearing memories is the soul behind OPIUM. Memories based […]

HANDS Fundraising Concert – Inspiring 1000

Synopsis Raising funds for 1,000 students to have the opportunity to attend the HANDS International Drumming Festival, Kaleidoscope IV in September 2016 the HANDS Percussion ensemble has organised ‘Inspiring 1000’, a fund-raising concert. The 90 minute programme will feature guest artists who will perform with HANDS in some of their classic pieces including ‘Drumbeat Inferno’, […]