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The Gong Show At Brown

gong (11.18) An invitation from the Brown University Music Department;

Brown’s Javanese Gamelan, Sekar Setaman, will perform under the direction of Marc Perlman and I.M. Harjito. The Javenese Gamelan is an orchestra consisting of gongs, bronze metallophones, xylophones, drums, a flute, singers and a bowed string instrument.

I. M. Harjito is one of the finest Javanese musicians of his generation. He is a graduate of Indonesia’s state conservatory for the traditional performing arts, and has directed gamelan ensembles in Indonesia, the United States, Canada, and Australia. He is also a composer of traditional and innovative works for gamelan and other instruments. For the past twenty years he has been a faculty member at Wesleyan University.

(Grant is behind the Orwig Music Building on the corner of Hope Street and Young Orchard Avenue. Enter through wall on Hope Street (map).

Free and open to the public, 3pm to 4:30pm, Sunday, November 18, Grant Recital Hall, 105 Benevolent Street