January 19, 2017 / Denver, Colorado – High Arts Asia: Music & Dance of Bali (PDF)
April 19, 2016 / Denver, Colorado – Awake Mountain: Music & Dance of Bali (PDF)
April 17, 2015 / Denver, Colorado – From Bali to Denver – Gamelan Tunas Mekar and World-Renown Balinese Dancer Dr. I Made Bandem Come Full Circle After 39 Years (PDF)
April 27, 2014 / Denver, Colorado – Gamelan Tunas Mekar presents a performance of Balinese Music and Dance (PDF)
February 13, 2014 / Denver, Colorado – Gamelan Tunas Mekar announces the launch of their Indiegogo project: The Power of Community: Documenting 25 Years of an American Gamelan Ensemble (PDF)
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High Arts Asia 2017 Press Materials
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Short Description of Gamelan Tunas Mekar
Based in Denver, Colorado, USA, Gamelan Tunas Mekar is a community orchestra under the direction of Balinese composer and Artist-in-Residence I Made Lasmawan.
Tunas Mekar presents the indigenous music of the island of Bali at music festivals, schools, private events, local venues, specially produced concerts, and by special invitation both internationally and nationally.
Modeled after typical village groups found throughout Bali, and learning by traditional methods, Tunas Mekar provides American audiences the rare opportunity to experience one of the world’s most beautiful and sophisticated performing arts.
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Composition: Kreteg Layang (“Bridge Fly”), composed by I Made Lasmawan, 1991. Performed by Gamelan Tunas Mekar on April 3, 2007 at the King Center in Denver, Colorado.
Composition: Liar Samas (“100 Liar”). Composed by I Wayan Lotring. Performed by Gamelan Tunas Mekar on April 3, 2007 at the King Center in Denver, Colorado.