World Music Series: Gamelan Music from Indonesia

Event Date: 

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • UCSB Music Bowl

Event Price: 

Admission is free.

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
ahill@music.ucsb.edu

The UCSB Gamelan Ensemble performs as part of the World Music Series on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the UCSB Music Bowl. Admission is free! Gamelan is the celebrated gong orchestra of Indonesia. Led by Richard North, the UCSB Gamelan Ensemble will showcase an ancient style of gamelan from Cirebon, West Java, that ranges from calm and contemplative to exuberant and energetic, featuring dynamic drumming, lively interlocking rhythms, and exciting mask dancing. The World Music Series is co-presented by the Ethnomusicology Program in the UCSB Department of Music and the UCSB MultiCultural Center.