December 7, 2009 4:36 pm
The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. “Gamelan” refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled “Monkey” that’s included on the program.
February 26, 2009 2:10 pm
The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, joined by professional guest artists from Indonesia, will perform a concert on March 14.
February 27, 2008 2:23 pm
With the theme “Musical Legacies of South and Southeast Asia,” Bates College students and faculty, as well as internationally esteemed performers, present the college’s World Music Week from March 5 through March 15.
March 22, 2006 12:00 am
Featuring the college gamelan orchestra and a Cambodian music and dance troupe, this year’s World Music Weekend at Bates College takes place Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled “The Ramayana in Southeast Asia,” the weekend explores adaptations of the ancient, seminal epic from India titled “Ramayana.”
May 18, 2004 3:53 pm
“The Memory of Salt,” a play written by Lisa Maurizio, associate professor of classical and medieval studies at Bates College, will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, in the college’s Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall.
April 21, 2004 3:12 pm
Two performers expert in the puppetry and music of Sunda, a mountainous western region of the Indonesian island of Java, offer a performance and a puppet-carving demonstration that are open to the public during their weeklong visit to Bates College.
March 17, 2004 10:21 am
Bates College presents performances of Indonesian shadow puppetry and gamelan music at 8 p.m. Friday, March 19, and 3 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.