Gamelan Gita Asmara is a Vancouver-based collective dedicated to performing Balinese gamelan and its many international offshoots. By engaging with the local community and collaborating with Canadian, Balinese, and other international artists, we provide opportunities for people to broaden their experiences with disparate musics and cultures.
Music for Balinese gamelan and chamber ensemble with Gamelan Gita Asmara and guests
Saturday May 11, 2019 8:00 PM
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver)
Join Vancouver’s Gita Asmara for a night of Balinese gamelan. Under the direction of I Putu Gede Sukaryana the group will perform both new and old selections by local and international composers including Michael Tenzer, Yasuko Takei, and I Made Subandi. The evening will open with new music for chamber ensemble by internationally-renowned Balinese composer Dewa Ketut Alit.
Before the performance, learn to play gamelan instruments at Gita Asmara’s free workshop. No prior experience required, all ages welcome. Pre-register for the free workshop here.
Free Workshop: 5-6 PM / Indonesian food for sale: 7 PM / Doors: 7:30 PM / Concert: 8 PM
At the door: $20 General / $15 Student Senior / $10 Children under 12
With the support of the Roundhouse, the UBC School of Music, and the Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia, Vancouver.