November 8, 2013 3:31 pm
Mid-November concerts at Bates reflect the diversity and international scope of the arts at the college.
March 18, 2013 4:13 pm
The Bates Gamelan Orchestra welcomes the Massachusetts group Gamelan Galak Tika for a joint performance on March 24.
December 5, 2012 4:42 pm
Three musical ensembles featuring Bates students will perform Dec. 5, 6 and 8 in the Olin Concert Hall.
December 1, 2011 7:39 pm
Bates College Gamelan Orchestra plays music from central and west Java, in Indonesia.
March 1, 2011 2:37 pm
The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of Indonesia, and special guest artists perform Lou Harrison’s remarkable Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Javanese Gamelan at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled Cross-Currents in Bronze, the orchestra’s program of contemporary music for the gamelan also features performances by Balinese dancer Shoko Yamamuro and a world premiere of music by composer Peter Steele.
November 22, 2010 12:44 pm
As the semester draws to a close, Bates concerts in early December spotlight student achievement across a diverse array of musical styles.
October 21, 2009 4:12 pm
Barbara Byers ’10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba ’10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.
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.
November 11, 2004 12:29 pm
At 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, the Bates College Orchestra presents a program including a work by conductor Philip Carlsen, a setting of poems by renowned Maine writer Wesley McNair. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, Indonesian puppet master Joko Susilo will present a shadow-puppet performance of “The Abduction of Sinta,” a central story from the Hindu epic Ramayana. Susilo will be accompanied by the Bates Gamelan Mawar Mekar (“blossom of inspiration”), an Indonesian-style gamelan orchestra, and guest musicians from New Hampshire and Minnesota. Both events take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.
March 24, 2004 9:16 am
Featuring performances by students from Bates and Bowdoin colleges, as well as a special appearance by a Balinese gamelan orchestra from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bates presents World Music Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 3-4, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.