Gamelan Ensemble

Performing Arts Center Reisinger Auditorium

Open to the public

/ Thursday


A gamelan angklung is a bronze orchestra that includes four-toned metallophones, gongs, drums, and flutes. Rhythmic patterns played upon the instruments interlock and combine to form large structures of great complexity and beauty. Our gamelan angklung was specially handcrafted in Bali for the College and was named Chandra Buana, or “Moon Earth,” at its dedication on April 16, 2000 in Reisinger Concert Hall. Our student ensemble will be joined by guest dancers and musicians and will perform three compositions, each with unique social and cultural functions.