Upcoming Performances

Gamelan Manik Kusuma with Gamelan Tunas Mekar

May 11, 2019

King Center Concert Hall (Auraria Campus)
855 Lawrence Way, Denver, Colorado 80204

Please join Gamelan Angklung Manik Kusuma at MSU Denver for an afternoon of music and dance from Bali, Indonesia featuring special guests, Gamelan Tunas Mekar.

Under the direction of MSU Denver Department of Music faculty member I Made Lasmawan, Gamelan Manik Kusuma will perform music on gamelan baleganjur and gamelan angklung. They will be joined by Gamelan Anak Manik Galih(“Jewel of the Rice”), the newly formed Denver Children’s Gamelan founded by Professor Elizabeth Macy, and under the direction of I Made Tangkas Ade Wijaya and Ni Putu Indira Sandika.

Based in Denver, Gamelan Tunas Mekar is a community orchestra under the direction of Music at MSU Denver faculty member, Made Lasmawan (noted Balinese composer and Artist-in-Residence for the ensemble). Tunas Mekar will be performing their Gamelan Semaradana set for the 2019 Bali Arts Festival, featuring a world premiere composition by Ade Wijaya (Catur Guru) and two compositions by Bapak Lasmawan, Tirta Bhuana and Legong Manik Galih Catur Dewi with choreography by Ibu Ni Ketut Marni!

Gamelan Manik Kusuma and the MSU Department of Music are pleased to welcome Indonesian Consul General in Los Angeles Bapak Saud Purwanto Krisnawan to this exciting afternoon performance.

TICKETS: Tickets are $5 and are available through the King Center Box Office at 303-556-2296. There will be a $1 transaction fee per ticket purchased. MSU Denver Students, Faculty, and Staff must present a valid ID to receive a free ticket.

PARKING: Free parking is available for all Music events in the 7th Street Parking Garage with a voucher upon exit.


Pesta Kesenian Bali – 41st Bali Arts Festival

June 21, 2019

Denpasar Arts Centre (Taman Werdhi Budaya)
Jalan Nusa Indal No. 1, Panjer
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, 80236

Tunas Mekar presents traditional and new music and dance pieces of Bali, performed using the Gamelan Angklung and Gong Kebyar.


Karangasem Art & Culture Festival

June 22, 2019

Jl. Ngurah Rai No. 29 Amlapura
Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, 80811

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