The Montana State University School of Music’s Balinese gamelan orchestra, Gamelan Sekar Gunung, will perform its spring semester concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.
The program features several traditional Balinese pieces, including “Beleganjuran,” “Baris Dance,” "Hujan Mas” and “Gambang Kuta.” These works would be found in a traditional Balinese street processional or temple ceremony.
The program also includes contemporary works for Gamelan Angklung: “Katuturan Nguni” by Alan B. Leech, MSU music professor emeritus, featuring violin soloist Ian Nicklin, “Perjalanan Jiwa” by group member Jan Sanford, and “Sepintas Lalu” by group director Jeffrey H. Vick.
Reynolds Recital Hall is located in Howard Hall, across the street from the MSU Duck Pond.
Jeffrey H. Vick (406) 570-5154, firstname.lastname@example.org