at The Bodhi Tree
We have an inspiring community of individuals and groups who enjoy coming to play their music at The Bodhi Tree. The musicians range from amateur to
If you would like to play your own instrument, or our electronic keyboard, please send us an email so we can discuss options.
Starting out at age sixteen singing in pubs, on street corners and at sessions with her Irish
musician father, young singer/songwriter Alanna Eileen has only recently branched out on her own, and plans to release an EP in late 2011 before a mini-tour of Ireland and the UK in
To hear Alanna's beautiful music check her out on facebook.
The gorgeous girls
of the award winning flute and piano Ragazze, seek to provide uplifting and memorizing, beautiful music for all their audiences. With many years of performance experience and professional
training across Europe and Australia, Ragazze encompass a huge variety of musical styles. Sweet and nostalgic French song to familiar and fun jazz ballads, their sound stems from their
Scandinavian roots to present easy to listen to music in a modern classical setting.
Available for wedding ceremonies and receptions, corporate events, and private engagements,
Ragazze are eager to create the perfect atmosphere for your space.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further details and quotes and visit www.myspace.com/ragazzeduo to listen to what the girls have to
Christine Morrison - Keyboard
Christine is a unique musican, sound healer, composer and teacher. Her piano music and vocal sounds are said to soothe the soul. Christine's
beautiful CDs are available for purchase at The Bodhi Tree.
Read more on Christine's
David Beattie - Classical guitar
Performs at The Bodhi Tree every second Sunday at 12noon
Having played various styles of amateur guitar for most of his adult life, David has come to the classical instrument in recent years through
his involvement with the Classical Guitar Society of WA and its orchestra (see www.guitarwa.com.au)
David's repertoire for The Bodhi Tree includes some gentle interpretations of music from Eric Clapton, Pink Floyd, Bruce Cockburn, The
Beatles and The Rolling Stones. The perfect background for a lazy Sunday!
David plays at The Bodhi Tree every first and third Sunday of the month at 12noon.
Satyam - Sitar
As well as being a very talented musician, Satyam is a holistic counsellor, group facilitator of relaxation and meditation classes, and
Satyam is passionate about his music and his work, as well as holistic living, yogic lifestyle and sustainable development. He and his
equally talented partner Chandrika have built a solar passive, solar-powered, limestone eco home on a bush block in the northern suburbs of Perth.
You can see more of Satyam and his band, Turquoise Loop, on YouTube.
Sacha - Cello
Sacha is a professional musician with an Honours degree in performance from WAAPA. She is an alumni of the prestigious Australian
International Chamber Music Festivals Emerging Artists Program and has been exposed to many master classes and collaborative performances with exceptional Australian and International
Sacha has given many professional recitals and is currently working in collaboration with the very talented pianist, Faith Maydwell and is
the cellist with the award winning Dolce String Quartet.
Sacha is also dedicated to the development of young musicians as a tutor for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and is the
founder of the Western Australian Chamber Music School, a project which she hopes will raise the level of playing in our next generation of musicians.
Ron Cacioppe - Keyboard
Ron is Karen's partner and "co-conspirator" in bringing The Bodhi Tree to life. Two years ago Ron discovered the joy of
playing music, and although he had never come into direct contact with a keyboard until that time, he has taught himself (with the help of Meredith, his wonderful and patient tutor) to play.
Performing at The Bodhi Tree helps him to push himself to practice and improve in his new-found skill.
Ron is better known throughout Australia as a University Professor, and many Perth executives have had the good fortune of
coming under his tutelage during the course of their MBA. Ron runs a successful leadership development consultancy, where he and a host of exceptionally skilled and talented consultants are helping
to raise the awareness of todays leaders. Integral
Development is The Bodhi Tree's sister company.
James - Hapi Drum
James is a young aspiring musician who plays a most unique instrument called the Hapi Drum. It looks like the base of a
gas camping lamp, and sounds like a heavenly harp! James pops in to play whenever he's not hard at work with his TAFE studies.
Lyndon & Anna - Cello & Recorder
Brother and sister duo Lyndon and Anna are talented young musicians who play duets and solos. They play randomly on weekends when they have the time.