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Gamelan & Chinese Ensemble Concert

Elizabeth Clendining and Jennifer Chang, directors.

GAMELAN

The Wake Forest University gamelan (percussion orchestra), Gamelan Giri Murti, performs traditional, neotraditional, and avant garde music, dance, and theater rooted in both sacred and secular traditions of Bali, Indonesia. The ensemble is open to all Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater Winston-Salem community--no prior experience required, but curious minds encouraged.

This semester, Gamelan Giri Murti will perform a set of new and traditional compositions for gamelan angklung kebyar, including social dance Joged Bumbung and the Baris Tombak warrior dance with spears.  Read more about the Gamelan here:   https://news.wfu.edu/2015/10/23/wake-forest-home-to-new-indonesian-gamelan

CHINESE ENSEMBLE

The Wake Forest University Chinese ensemble is devoted to performing traditional and contemporary Chinese chamber and orchestral works. The ensemble is open to student musicians who have already had some study of guzheng, pipa, erhu, dizi, traditional percussion, and beyond. 

 

Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30pm

Scales Fine Arts Center, Brendle Recital Hall
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Event Type

Arts & Entertainment, Music, Next Week at Wake

Departments

Academics, Music

Target Audience

Faculty, General Public, Staff, Students

Cost

Free and Open to the Public

Contact name

Jean Trowbridge

Contact email

trowbrjc@wfu.edu

Contact phone number

336.758.5026

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