Past Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concerts and Demonstrations

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offered a series of 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations.

Please check our website for upcoming Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations.


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2021

December

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Traditional Music of Java
Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I.M. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers a series of 30-minute virtual mini concerts and demonstrations. This week’s concert features the traditional music of Java with beginning students of the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble.
Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Traditional Music of Java
Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I.M. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the second in a series of 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week’s concert features the traditional music of Java.

October

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Gadhon
Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I.M. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the first in a series of 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week’s concert features Gadhon, a small ensemble featuring soft sounding instruments.

May

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Wayang Shadow Puppet Play
Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the third in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week’s concert features an excerpt of Javanese shadow puppet performance (wayang) by puppet master Sumarsam.

April

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Traditional Music of Java
Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the second in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week’s concert features the traditional music of Java.
Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Gadhon
Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the first in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week's concert features Gadhon, a small ensemble featuring soft sounding instruments.

2020

November

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Classical Music of Central Java
Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:00pm
YouTube
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the sixth in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week’s concert features the classical music of Central Java, a number of repertoires from two gamelan styles, Surakarta and Yogyakarta.
Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Beginning Students of the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble
Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 8:00pm
YouTube
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the fifth in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This concert features the beginning students of the Javanese Gamelan Ensemble.
Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Wayang Kulit Perang Kembang (The Flower Battle)
Monday, November 16, 2020 at 8:00pm
YouTube
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the fourth in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This concert features the Javanese Wayang Kulit (a shadow-play with flat leather puppets).
Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Gendhing Soran
Monday, November 2, 2020 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the third in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week's concert features Gendhing Soran, a loud-sounding instrumental piece, Yogyakarta style.

October

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Gadhon
Monday, October 12, 2020 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the second in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week's concert features Gadhon, a small ensemble featuring soft sounding instruments.

September

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble Virtual Mini-Concert and Demonstration: Gadhon
Monday, September 28, 2020 at 8:00pm
YouTube Live
While COVID-19 is still with us this semester, the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of University Professor of Music I. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, offers the first in a series of biweekly 30-minute virtual mini-concerts and demonstrations. This week's concert features Gadhon, a small ensemble featuring soft sounding instruments. Read Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble concert program notes here.