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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.

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CRAVE Magazine Podcast Live with Gamelan Tunas Mekar

April 21, 2019
2-4 pm

Mercury Cafe
2199 California St, Denver, CO 80205

Art, music, and culture lovers unite!

We are sitting down with Gamelan Tunas Mekar to chat about Balinese music and the upcoming ambassadorial trip to play at the Bali Arts Festival in June.

After the talk and Q&A with the audience, Gamelan Tunas Mekar will present the ...

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Music & Dance of Bali @ Dazzle

Thursday, November 29, 7 PM 

1512 Curtis St. Denver, CO 80202
(303) 839-5100

gamelan tunas mekar

Join us on November 29 for a DAZZLING display of virtuoso percussion, gongs, drums, flutes, tuned bronze and, of course, Balinese dance

Tunas Mekar will rock out to new and traditional tunes performed with the gamelan angklung instruments including “Panyembrama” welcome dance, “Margapati” (Hungry Tiger) dance, ...

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Benefit Concert for Palu, Indonesia

Sunday, October 21 | 4 PM

Thought//Forms Gallery
99 Kalamath St, Denver, Colorado 80223

Due to inclement weather, the concert has been postponed from Oct 14 to October 21 at 4:00 PM. See you there!


This is a benefit concert to raise funds for those affected by the tsunami and earthquake in Palu, Indonesia. Tunas Mekar will play an angklung set, followed by other ...

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Gamelan Angklung Workshop

Saturday, September 22,2018  |  10 AM – 12 PM

Paradise Theatre of Paonia
215 Grand Avenue, Paonia, CO 81428

Learn to play music on a traditional set of Balinese Gamelan Angklung from Balinese instructor and artist in residence, I Made Lasmawan and his students. Gamelan Angklung are tuned metal gongs and metallophones that you strike with a little wooden mallet.

No experience necessary, all instruments provided.

Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Students (under 18) $5/Adults $15.

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Music & Dance of Bali

Friday, September 21, 2018  |  7:30 PM

Paradise Theatre of Paonia
215 Grand Avenue, Paonia, CO 81428

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

We are excited to premiere a new piece composed by one of our members, Kendall Burks, titled Kayon Sakti. Also on the program are Capung Gantung, the dance pieces Panyembrama, Merak Angelo and Baris, plus Pak Made’s composition Singga Natha (“Royal Throne”).Featuring dancers Ni Ketut Marni, Indira ...

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Sketches of Bali in Music & Dance

Music & Dance of Bali

Friday, May 11  |  7:30 PM

Denver School of the Arts
7111 Montview Blvd, Denver, CO 80220 | GOOGLE MAP


I-Ngurah Kertayuda Topeng Mask Dance of Bali

Fabled kings, heroes and myths come to life on May 11 when Gamelan Tunas Mekar, under the direction of artist-in-residence I ...

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year Celebration

Saturday, Feb 24  |  2- 5 PM

Silver Creek High School
4901 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO

chinese new year 2018

Celebrate Chinese New Year with us! We’re performing two pieces starting at 2 PM at this festive celebration in Longmont, Colorado. We will be joined by Balinese dancer Ni Ketut Marni and Indira ...

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Tunas Mekar at Dazzle Denver

Music & Dance of Bali

Dec 15, 2017 | 6:30 PM

1512 Curtis Street
Denver, Colorado 80202  |  MAP


Join us for a DAZZLING show at Dazzle in Denver! 18 musicians, 3 dancers, and a plethora of virtuoso tuned percussion, gongs, flutes and drums.

New and traditional tunes performed with the gamelan angklung instruments including “Panyembrama” welcome dance, the popular “Margapati” (Hungry Tiger) dance, “Baris” warrior dance, Pak Made’s newest composition “Singga Natha” and more. With guest dancers Ni ...

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SEM’s “Ethno Nights at the Mercury Cafe”

October 28, 2017

The Society for Ethnomusicology is coming to Denver and in celebration, we are holding “Ethno Nights at the Mercury Cafe” –performances every night from Wednesday 10/25 to Saturday 10/28. Be there or be square!

Gamelan Tunas Mekar
• 6:30–7:15pm: Under the direction of Balinese composer and Artist-in-Residence I Made Lasmawan, community-based Balinese Gamelan Tunas Mekar has performed by special invitation both internationally and nationally, and performs regularly at concerts throughout the Rocky Mountain region.

SEM conference attendee rates: $5 with ...

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