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Friends

A circle of joy. Faces light up, voices warm up I share old songs and we invent new ones. I find the right level. Playful, silly, caring we are making lovely sound to share with parents. A staircase of friends Extend a welcome every time I come to Hong Kong and we share ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 5 June 2016
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Connections

A day of two parts.  Two communities.  Two sets of emotions and thoughts. A day of rainstorms. Andrew Liu asked me to run a music session for various people he works with in the new territories in Yuen Long. 30 enrolled and I head out there early with David from CCCD and accordion! I...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 4 June 2016
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Remember

  Walk down many steps Past lily pond to MTR. Soon on Hong Kong eating lunch with Old friend, great movie/image maker, Dave Clark who After eight years on mainland lives On Lamma Island On the street I play Loud bombard gong tune, heralding ‘Are you Kidding’ exhibition at th...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 3 June 2016
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Caught in the act

Do we make a difference? Lunchtime chat with Yin and Amanda during which my missionary zeal for musicmaking is under the spotlight. Conversation moves to the current political issues in this semi-traumatised city and then onto the pressures of work and funding.  Do we make a difference? 2 ho...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 2 June 2016
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Being playful

Today was the huge day starting at 8am and finishing at 11pm. A fascinating insight into the city in new ways for me - even after ten years of visits.  Out early to go to the end of the line to meet Samson (PhD student who has been studying our work for 3 years and visited Morecambe last y...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 1 June 2016
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Old Friends

It seems I am more and more in the zone. Spent the morning in my room writing proposals for future work in the UK, developing the ideas for the 9 hour training workshop I am running in the evenings this week and reading. Lunch was at a lovely place within the Heritage space where I am staying an...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 31 May 2016
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Cooking up a Song

Settling in a little now.  Walked down two hundred And forty three steps in humid  heat past a huge lizard, barking frogs in  A pink and blue lily filled pond at Heritage  Centre where I stay. Off on bus To swim. Open air. Day ends after a Sweaty songmaking trainin...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 30 May 2016
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Welcome Again

This trip is challenging me is so many ways. Questioning why I am here, reflecting on what I do at home, considering what I might do in the future.  The night in this frontierland hotel was full of dreams, the street breakfast of sweet soup and mushroom and spinach filled bun was a simple star...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 29 May 2016
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In song

Today I came to the northern part of the huge city of Shenzhen where I am working in the community of Dalang. 2 days of quiet relaxed workshops to involve young people and migrant workers in musicmaking - experimenting, improvising and engaging people in new music. I met Eric (our great friend a...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 28 May 2016
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Just drink tea

My evening ends in a very traditional local restaurant in Prince Edward where we evaluate and discuss the event that has just finished. An evening of improvised stories and songs in a private dining room which is run by a man (called Left) who quit his job as an engineer because of stress and now ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 27 May 2016
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Artspace

A long flight watching a couple of interesting movies (Paper Town and Lost in Translation) as well as finishing off work that needed completion! Arrival into HK airport was easy and the bus took me to my strange Heritage Hotel on a steep hill in Mei Foo. (Here's the view)   Not much time to...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 26 May 2016
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Surprises

  The work we do is full of surprises and joy as well as hard work and challenges. Yesterdays photo walks in Morecambe led by artist Lizzie Coombes brought forth the following comment in an email "Thank you for helping me keep my dream alive and my passion flowing"Today the taxi driver who ...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 25 May 2016
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Travelling again

MORE MUSIC in HONG KONG / SHENZEN May 2016 A tenth year of projects in Hong Kong and China starts with a 10 day residency that includes training workshops, performances, school sessions and research meetings. The programme has been developed and produced in association with long term partner CCC...

Read More » Posted in: by Pete Moser on 23 May 2016
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