Community Gamelan

Rehearsals & Concert dates | Registration | Membership Fee | Donate

Gamelan Spring 2016 ConcertJoin the only Canadian Community Balinese Gamelan Music Ensemble with a teacher from Bali, Indonesia: Grebel/UWaterloo Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta.

Do you want to play music, participate in a satisfying group music-making experience, and learn about another culture and its music at the same time? This is a rare and excellent opportunity!

You are invited to come experience a wonderful kind of collaborative learning and music-making on an ensemble of bronze instruments from the island of Bali. No previous experience with Gamelan or reading music is necessary. Come for a free trial. All are welcome! 

(If you want to join but have a small child to care for that evening, you are welcome to bring them).

Rehearsals & Concert dates:

Location: Conrad Grebel University College, 140 Westmount Rd.N., Room 1209. Visit the directions and parking information page for further details.

Fall 2019: Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm, Sept 19 - Nov 28 Concert: Sat., Nov 30 (tentative), UW Humanities Theatre

Winter 2020: Thursdays 6:00-8:00pm, Jan 16 - March 26. Concert: Wed., April 1, UW Humanities Theatre

For more information, contact Dewa Suparta or Professor Maisie Sum.

Membership Fee:

Options for collecting membership fee (sliding scale of $30 to $50 per term):

  1. Cheque or cash during office hours (M-F 9-4, CGR 1103)
  2. Debit or credit transactions during office hours (M-F 9-4, CGR 1103)
  3. Online banking - To pay your fees at a Canadian bank or via online or telephone banking, you are going to pay Conrad Grebel University College as a “bill payment” and use your UWaterloo student number as the “account number”. If you do not have a UWaterloo student number, request an account number by emailing GrebelFinance@uwaterloo.ca.

Note: Fee can be waived if also taking the Gamelan Ensemble course for credit (Music 116, 117, 216, 217, 316, 317).

Donations:

Donations are appreciated to further support the Community Gamelan. You may donate:

  1. By submiting a cheque (payable to "Conrad Grebel University College" with memo "Community Gamelan"), or
  2. On-line by credit. Choose designation "support another area" and select "Music Equipment". Then under "Your Comments" add "Community Gamelan".

Registration:

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