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Tuesday

May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:31 pm

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

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.

Monday

August 30, 2010 4:28 pm

Dissanayake '09 returns to discuss Watson-year experiences

A Bates College alumna who used her 2009 Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia returns to discuss her experiences at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the college’s Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Monday

December 7, 2009 4:36 pm

Gamelan Orchestra performance includes student composition

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.

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.

Tuesday

November 27, 2007 12:44 pm

Bates Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika

The Bates College Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika, a Boston-area ensemble performing the gamelan music of Bali, Indonesia, in performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 20, 2002 9:09 am

Concert of Javanese music to be held

Featuring a music master from Java and an American expert in gamelan music, the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble performs traditional Indonesian music at 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135.

Tuesday

July 22, 1997 9:16 am

The Bates Dance Festival presents 'East Meets West'

The Bates Dance Festival presents East Meets West at 8 p.m. Aug. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is $5.