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Friday

November 8, 2013
3:31 pm

Vietnamese and Indonesian performance arts and a choral classic share the Olin stage

Mid-November concerts at Bates reflect the diversity and international scope of the arts at the college.

Vietnamese and Indonesian performance arts and a choral classic share the Olin stage

Monday

March 18, 2013
4:13 pm

Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

The Bates Gamelan Orchestra welcomes the Massachusetts group Gamelan Galak Tika for a joint performance on March 24.

Mebarung! Bates Gamelan and guests Galak Tika join forces March 24

Wednesday

December 5, 2012
4:42 pm

Jazz band, steel pan orchestra, gamelan orchestra wrap up semester

Three musical ensembles featuring Bates students will perform Dec. 5, 6 and 8 in the Olin Concert Hall.

Jazz band, steel pan orchestra, gamelan orchestra wrap up semester

Thursday

December 1, 2011
7:39 pm

Faculty members Matthews, Dan featured in gamelan concert

Bates College Gamelan Orchestra plays music from central and west Java, in Indonesia.

Faculty members Matthews, Dan featured in gamelan concert

Tuesday

March 1, 2011
2:37 pm

Gamelan Orchestra, guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison's Double Concerto

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.

Monday

November 22, 2010
12:44 pm

Student musical achievement showcased during December

As the semester draws to a close, Bates concerts in early December spotlight student achievement across a diverse array of musical styles.

Wednesday

October 21, 2009
4:12 pm

Byers, Kaluba recount Phillips Fellowship experiences in Indonesia, Central America

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.

Thursday

February 26, 2009
2:10 pm

Guest artists to join Bates Gamelan performance

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, joined by professional guest artists from Indonesia, will perform a concert on March 14.

Thursday

November 11, 2004
12:29 pm

Indonesian shadow puppets, orchestral concert make for intriguing evenings in Olin Concert Hall

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.

Wednesday

March 24, 2004
9:16 am

Bates presents World Music Weekend

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.