Youth Gamelan Ensemble Classes Start

Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 10:00am
World Music Hall

$30 for a semester

Only $30 for a semester of lessons and rehearsals. No prior experience necessary. Open to children ages 7 to 14. Your child can visit on the first day to try the gamelan--if they like it, sign them up!

The Youth Gamelan Ensemble was founded as a Center for the Arts program in 2002 by Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito, who guides the group along with University Professor of Music Sumarsam and Director Joseph Getter. The group learns traditional music from Java, Indonesia, and rehearses during both the fall and spring semesters. Fall classes conclude with a performance with the Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 8pm.

Wesleyan owns one of the finest sets of gamelan instruments in the world--mostly gong and metallophone instruments made of bronze.

To register, please contact the Wesleyan University Box Office at 860-685-3355 or