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Gamelan Laras Tentrem with guest artist I.M. Harjito

November 19, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Gamelan Laras Tentrem with guest artist I.M. Harjito perform a concert of Javanese gamelan music with pieces selected from the repertoire of the Solonese Kraton.

I.M. Harjito is highly respected as a musician, teacher and composer of Javanese gamelan. He graduated from the Indonesian National College of Performing Arts in Surakarta, Java (STSI), where he taught and served as an assistant to the late R.Ng. Marta­pangrawit. He has led several award-winning ensembles and served as judge at many gamelan competitions. Harjito has taught and performed throughout Indonesia, the United States, Canada and Australia. Since 1984, he has been an Artist-in-Residence at Wesleyan University and leads gamelan ensembles at Brown University and the New York Indonesian Consulate. Over the past decade he has composed several dozen pieces within the traditional style.

Gamelan Laras Tentrem

Gamelan Laras Tentrem (GLT), one of the first independent gamelan ensembles in America, was established in 1979. The ensemble has been mentored by prominent Javanese musicians including I.M. Harjito, Wakidi Dwidjomar­tono and Darsono Hadiraharjo. The ensemble’s focus is the traditional repertoire of Surakarta and Central Java.

$15 general/$10 senior

Students with ID and people under 18 admitted free.

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November 19, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$10 – $18
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Center for Creative and Performing Arts at Salem State University


Salem State University- Recital Hall
71 Loring Ave.
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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