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An interactive musical activation

Sticky Notes

March 18, 2022 @ 3:30pm 7:45pm

Sticky Notes is a musical activation of the Customs House precinct by Sydney’s musical mavericks, Ensemble Offspring. With original vibrant scores by Ciaran Frame in the form of large ‘sticky notes’ on the pavement, these unique non-slip decals act as both colourful artworks and musical notation.

Featuring a range of unique instruments on mass, including euphonium, waterphone, piccolo and bass clarinet, the roaming group of virtuoso musicians will present multiple 30-minute performances for flexible moving audiences.

Bring along your friends and family to this free event and help bring our city back to life with some live sonic goodness this summer!

Sticky Notes is proudly supported by City of Sydney.

Please note that the 2pm activation on Wednesday 16 March will be Audio Described.

Ensemble Offspring is committed to ensuring our events are accessible to everyone. Please email admin@ensembleoffspring.com at the time of booking to inform us of any special access needs.

31 Alfred Street
Circular Quay, NSW 2000 Australia
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Date & Time

March 15 @ 3:30pm, 4:15pm & 5pm
March 16 @ 2pm (Audio Described), 2:45pm & 3:30pm
March 17 @ 5pm, 5:45pm, 6:30pm & 7:15pm
March 18 @ 5pm, 5:45pm & 6:30pm


Customs House, Sydney
31 Alfred Street
Circular Quay, NSW 2000 Australia





Ciaran Frame – Sticky Notes (2021) WP 30′

WP = world premiere


Claire Edwardes (waterphone)
Niki Johnson (percussion)
Chloe Chung (flute)
Solly Frank (clarinet)
Jason Noble (bass clarinet)
Rhys Little (euphonium)
Will Hansen (double bass)
Phillippa Murphy-Haste (clarinets)
Emily Granger (harp)
Sonya Holowell (voice)

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