Scrap Arts Music [skrap-artz-myoo’zik] – noun. 1. An internationally renowned, athletic next-generation percussion ensemble. 2. An earth-friendly, Vancouver-based company that creates unforgettable performances using mobile instruments artfully crafted from industrial scraps. 3. Five extraordinary, virtuosic and innovative drummers. 4. The group that transforms “scrap” into “art,” and “arts” into “music”.
SCRAP•ARTS•MUSIC delivers intricate rhythms, raw energy, athletic choreography and the hottest –most inventive– reuse of materials on stage today.
With instruments fashioned from industrial scrap and offbeat materials ranging from accordion parts to artillery shells, Scrap Arts Music’s original instruments and music are as visually striking as they are sonically riveting. Audiences from four continents have welcomed this electrifying quintet with unbridled enthusiasm, embracing their intoxicating mix of music, movement and spectacle.
Transcending language, culture and age, Scrap Arts Music offers a highly physical, wildly theatrical and thoroughly entertaining taste of the musical vanguard. Suitable for all ages.