[Local events] FWD: Sat. 11/10, Javanese Gamelan music at Lewis & Clark

David Abel david at thetextgarage.com
Fri Nov 9 14:38:47 PST 2012

*From Indonesia to Portland:
Traditional and Contemporary Gamelan Music from Java
/Indonesian master musician Aloysius Suwardi makes a rare U.S. appearance
with Lewis & Clark College's Venerable Showers of Beauty Gamelan Ensemble,
renowned Berkeley-based Javanese teacher and musician Midiyanto,
and guest artists from Seattle's Gamelan Pacifica
*Saturday, November 10
7:30 pm
Evans Auditorium
Lewis & Clark College
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd.

$15 General Admission; $10 Students/Seniors; LC Community $5 day of show

Tickets can be bought at the door the day of show
or in advance at Brown Paper Tickets:


One of Asia's most renowned traditional musicians will join one of 
Oregon's most acclaimed world music ensembles on November 10 in a 
special concert at Lewis & Clark College. Suwardi will perform his 
original compositions and traditional Indonesian music for gamelan, the 
famous orchestra composed primarily of percussion instruments, with 
Venerable Showers of Beauty, a community ensemble that has been based at 
Lewis & Clark since 1980.

For this special performance, the Portland ensemble will also be 
directed by one of the world's greatest Javanese musicians, Midiyanto, 
who teaches gamelan at the University of California at Berkeley, and two 
of America's finest gamelan musicians, singer Jessika Kenney and 
multi-instrumentalist Jesse Snyder.

We are very grateful to the Regional Arts and Culture Council for 
supporting this program!
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