The Sounds of Chow Gar: Kung Fu and Family Intertwined

Kung fu, strings, electronic music, and a touching narrative of a Brisbane family, carrying the torch of their ancient Chinese heritage across generations, what more could we ask for?

Get ready to experience something different with “The Sounds of Chow Gar” – a unique blend of Kung Fu, strings, electronic beats, and a heartfelt family narrative straight out of Brisbane. No need for the typical Kung Fu showcase here; this performance is a game-changer.

Picture Kung Fu masters in action, but this time, their moves are backed by a live, original score composed by the talented Thomas Green. It’s not just background music; it’s a cultural fusion where strings, percussion, and electronic melodies sync with every powerful movement, creating an experience like no other.

Sounds of Chow Gar

Kung Fu and music might seem like an odd pair, but both share a common thread of precision and storytelling through motion and sound. The show goes beyond flashy displays, immersing the audience in the story of a Brisbane family tasked with preserving their ancient Chinese heritage across generations. Their commitment to Chow Gar becomes a powerful family legacy, highlighting the beauty and resilience found in preserving traditions.

While the roots of this performance lie in Queensland, its themes of dedication, family, and cultural preservation resonate universally. It’s more than a local spectacle; it’s a global celebration of cultural richness, inviting audiences worldwide to join in on this captivating journey.

Sounds of Chow Gar

“The Sounds of Chow Gar” is presented by Sounds Across Oceans, with the backing of Brisbane City Council and support from Shugorei Arts Queensland. Mark your calendars for February 16th, 2024, at the Ian Hanger Recital Hall, and grab your tickets for just $35.

This isn’t just a performance; it’s a gateway to understanding tradition, family values, and the transformative power of artistic expression. Don’t miss the chance to witness cultural artistry at its finest and be part of this unforgettable experience.


Fri 16 Feb ’24


7:30pm – 9:00pm


Ian Hanger Recital Hall

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

140 Grey Street, South Bank QLD 4101


All Ages


General Admission $35

Info and Tickets here.