Gamelan Ensemble

University Gamelan Ensemble

gam07.JPG General admission $10, student/senior admission $5, Pitt students free with I.D. Tickets available at the door. Bellefield Hall Auditorium Pitt’s Gamelan Ensemble will celebrate several significant milestones during their upcoming performance. The concert will mark the tenth anniversary of the founding of the ensemble by Professor of ethnomusicology Andrew Weintraub. Voice of America will broadcast segments of the program on Indonesian T.V., highlighting Pitt’s creative engagement with Indonesian music and culture. The program will explore a variety of musical styles, from the powerful sound of the gamelan to the contemplative strains of zither and flute. Featured guest artists include contemproary composer Nano Suratno, dancer Ening Rumbini, singer Rita Tila, and Pitt’s very own Indonesian rock band the Dangdut Cowboys.