Gamelan Genta Kasturi has been hard at work training our 5 new members in Balinese Gamelan and simultaneously keeping our body of repertoire freshly rehearsed. Since our very successful run of Angels and Demons at Play for ArtSounds and UCP/La Esquina, we moved into City Center Square (end of May) and have been focused on rehearsing our stock Balinese repertoire including:
3 Welcoming Dances: Pendet, Puspanjali and Sekar Taman
3 Character Dances: Cendrawasih, Margapati and Legong Keraton
1 Bawdy Social Dance: Joged
3 Instrumental compositions: Siwah Nata, Catur Rawa and Gilak Walipraja
We will present some of these works, hopefully with dance, between 11am and 12:30pm on Saturday Dec 10 at City Center Square as part of Charlotte Street Foundation/Urban Culture Projects’ Open Studios. Additionally we will provide a hands-on-workshop for any interested attendees.
For more info our visit Facebook group Gamelan Genta Kasturi
Patrick Alonzo Conway – director, Gamelan Genta Kasturi