Robert Minden Ensemble

Ensemble travelling aboard BC Ferries, sept 9 1989 ©nancywalker

Robert Minden Ensemble 1986-1996
Carla Hallett, Andrea Minden, Robert Minden, Dewi Minden

from community shows to childrens’ festivals interspersed with hundreds of schools, the Ensemble lived a whirlwind life on the road and in the studio performing, inventing, discovering, composing and recording.

selected highlights:
EXPO 86 Vancouver
1988 Vancouver East Cultural Centre
1989 Winnipeg International Children’s Festival
1989 Regina International Children’s Festival
1990 Vancouver Folk Festival
1990 Canadian Northern Children’s Festival, Prince George
1990 Vancouver International Children’s Festival
1991 The National Arts Center, Ottawa, English Theatre, and 1995
1991 The Kennedy Center, Washington DC
1991 Philadelphia International Theatre Festival for Children
1991 Pittsburgh Children’s Festival of Performing Arts
1991 Northeast International Children’s Theatre Festival (Wilkes-Barre)
1991 London International Children’s Festival -the Grand Theatre
1992 Edmonton International Children’s Festival
1992 London International Children’s Festival -the Grand Theatre
1992 Seattle International Children’s Festival
1993 The Lincoln Center Institute for Arts in Education, NYC and 1994
1993 Northern Saskatchewan International Children’s Festival
1993 Canadian Embassy in Washington DC
1993 Sesame Street (Canada) “Found Sound” 10 episodes
1993 Canadian Museum of Civilization -Grand Hall
1994 Vancouver International Children’s Festival
1994 Vancouver Folk Festival
1995 Scottish International Children’s Festival (Edinburgh)
1995 Glasgow International Children’s Festival
1996 Regina International Children’s Festival
1996 Northern Saskatchewan International Children’s Festival

Origin: Vancouver, 1986

First Appeared: EXPO 86

“What is astonishing about the Ensemble is the sheer inventiveness of its art”

Bill Richardson – Georgia Straight March 1988