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Monday, March 27, 2023

Gamelan Concert: UMD Balinese Gamelan Saraswati

Students wearing traditional clothing play Balinese instruments on stage.

Under the direction of I Nyoman Suadin, the UMD Balinese Gamelan Saraswati Ensemble presents an evening of traditional Balinese music. The ensemble takes its name from Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of knowledge and the arts. The gong kebyar style percussive instruments used by this ensemble were built by I Wayan Beratha, a leading instrument maker, composer, performer and teacher in Bali.