Mursell House, Lawrence University
422 E. Washington St, Appleton
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The term "gamelan" refers to an ensemble of traditional percussion-keyed instruments, including gongs, drums, metallophones, and bamboo flutes from Indonesia. The music is taught by rote and committed directly to memory, allowing for a high degree of interaction between musicians. Our gamelan classes offer students ages 5–adult a unique opportunity to learn about another culture through music; no prior musical experience is necessary. Classes run at a minimum of 5 students and a maximum of 20 students. Academy gamelan students perform together with Lawrence University gamelan students in at least one concert per year.
Combined Concert with LU Gamelan Students
(Gamelan Sekar Kemuda and Children's Gamelan)
Sunday, May 17, 3:00 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel