Indonesian Community in USA: 06 OCT Gamelan Open House

Saturday, September 19, 2009

06 OCT Gamelan Open House

Gamelan Open House

Tuesday, October 6, 2009
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Hyde Park Union Church
5600 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637

Join us for an evening of music and refreshments.
Our annual open house at Hyde Park Union Church is an ideal introduction to gamelan music. In just one evening, you'll learn to play a simple song on a variety of gamelan instruments.

Experienced members of the Performance Ensemble will also present some advanced pieces for your listening pleasure. If you would like to learn more, you are welcome to attend the free beginning gamelan class that begins one week later on Tuesday, October 13, 2009.

Please contact info@chicagogamelan.org for details.
Beginning Gamelan Classes

Free beginning gamelan class sessions will be held at Hyde Park Union Church every Tuesday evening from October 13, 2009 through November 17, 2009, meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.

You are welcome to attend regardless of your musical background -- all you need is a desire to learn. Graduates of the beginning class are welcome to join the Performance Ensemble and perform in the annual spring concert on Sunday, April 25, 2010.

If you would like to attend the beginning gamelan class, please plan to attend the open house on Tuesday, October 6 or contact the instructor at info@chicagogamelan.org.

For more information, please contact the instructor at info@chicagogamelan.org

Performance Ensemble

The Performance Ensemble meets at Hyde Park Union Church on most Tuesday evenings. You are welcome to join us if you have previously studied Javanese gamelan music or dance. There is typically a modest class fee.

If you have not previously studied Javanese gamelan music and would like to learn, you are welcome to attend the free beginning gamelan class that begins on Tuesday, October 13, 2009.

For more information, please contact info@chicagogamelan.org.

Spring Gamelan Concert
Sunday, April 25, 2010 • 6:00 p.m.
Hyde Park Union Church
Joko Sutrisno, Guest Artistic Director

Suggested Admission:
$10 Adults / $5 Students

Mark your calendar! Don't miss this exciting progam of traditional and contemporary Javanese gamelan music. We were once again under the artistic direction of Joko Sutrisno, joining us all the way from Minneapolis.

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