Balinese orchestra performs in Bozeman
Posted on 31 March 2016
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. Tuesday, April 26, in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.
The program features several traditional Balinese pieces, including “Beleganjuran,” “Gending Angklung Tua,” “Pangineb Lawang” and “Kempul Ndung.” The works might be found in a traditional Balinese street processional or temple ceremony.
The program also includes contemporary works for Gamelan Angklung: “Music For Pieces Of Brass,” “Lagu Lebar” and “Ujung-ku Adalah Sama Awal-ku” by Alan B. Leech, MSU music professor emeritus, and “Mountain Flower Barong” by group member Jaimie Hensley.
Reynolds Recital Hall is located in Howard Hall, across the street from the MSU Duck Pond.