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ECMS Gamelan Ensemble at St. Joseph’s Park
July 10, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
We, in a new partnership with Eastman Community Music School, are thrilled to announce two noontime concerts at St. Joseph’s Park during the month of July. The first is a performance of the Sdsada Gamelan Ensemble on Wednesday, 10 July from 12:00 – 12:45 PM. Experience the soothing sounds of gamelan in one of Rochester’s most unique urban parks!
About ECMS Gamelan Ensemble:
The Eastman School’s Balinese gamelan angklung, Lila Muni (Beautiful Sound) is an ensemble consisting largely of percussion instruments, such as metalophones, gongs, and drums, as well as flutes and voices. Gamelan at Eastman, as in Bali, is a communal effort. Their members include Eastman students, faculty, and staff, as well as many members of the Rochester community. Learned through the oral/aural tradition without notation, the music requires players to work together for long periods to learn the music and how to play it. The result is a sense of group unity and pride for the audience to hear the music and witness the collective efforts of the group.
Please bring your own camp chairs or blankets, as seating is limited. No admission charge, but a donation to support the musicians is gratefully accepted.