Javanese Gamelan

Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble and Javanese Dance

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall


A magnificent orchestra of bronze gongs, xylophones, drums, strings, and voices, the gamelan accompanies feasts, ceremonies, and dances. The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito and Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music Sumarsam, presents classical music and dance of Central Java, featuring master dancer/Visiting Artist in Residence Pamardi Tjiptopradonggo Silvester, Retired Dance Artist in Residence Urip Sri Maeny, and Ph.D. candidate in Ethnomusicology Maho Ishiguro.