Gamelan Lila Muni

Gamelan Lila Muni to perform on Eastman World Music Series Concert | April 28, 8:00pm

April 21, 2014

Eastman School of Music World Music Concert Series Tickets $15 (discounts with UR or Student ID) Monday, April 28, 2014 8:00 pm Kilbourn Hall Gamelan Lila Muni I Nyoman Suadin, artistic director Ellen Koskoff, director Megan Arns, teaching assistant with special guests: Latifah Alsegaf, guest dancer Harley Community Gamelan Angklung Caroline Reyes, director —– Gamelan […]


Gamelan Lila Muni to Perform at Smithsonian

November 3, 2013

Eastman’s Gamelan Lila Muni will perform two concerts at the “Performing Indonesia” Festival and Conference in Washington, D.C. at the Smithsonian Institute’s Freer and Sackler Galleries. Show times are 11:30am and 1:00pm on November 3, 2013. Our program for these concerts includes: Puspa Wresti by I Wayan Dibia Persimpangan by Lena Nietfeld Puspa Warsa by […]



September 18, 2013

Announcing the 2013-14 Season of Gamelan Lila Muni at Eastman! Rehearsals are Saturdays from 3-5:30pm in ET12 at the Eastman School of Music with Nyoman Suadin, our Balinese gamelan teacher. Optional mid-week rehearsals are on Mondays from 9-10pm and Thursdays from 6-7pm and are designed to review material learned in Saturday rehearsals and work on […]


Summer 2013 Gamelan Workshop

January 26, 2013

  We are very excited to offer a one-week gamelan gong kebyar workshop this summer as part of the Eastman Summer Session 2013 World Music Festival! This workshop will be offered alongside African drumming & dance, Shona mbira, and South Indian percussion workshops held over the course of two weeks AND you can save money […]



November 6, 2012

Lengker is a classic piece that we began learning at the beginning of the semester.It was originally composed for Gamelan Semar Pegulingan, an older ensemble used to play music in the bedchamber of Balinese royalty. Here is a link to a video of New York City’s Gamelan Dharma Swara performing the piece. There are variations […]


Join Gamelan in 2012-2013!

September 23, 2012

Did you know that there are TWO full-time gamelan ensembles in the greater Rochester area? Check out these great options and email if you want more information! Eastman Gamelan Lila Muni (Gamelan Gong Kebyar) Regular Saturday rehearsals from 3-5:30p.m. Mid-week rehearsals Wednesdays at 4:30p.m. Harley Community Gamelan Ensemble (Gamelan Angklung) Weekly rehearsals on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00p.m. […]


Jaya Semara

October 17, 2011

A new video update for all of you interested!  Jaya Semara is a new gong kebyar instrumental piece that we will start learning over the next couple of weeks.  The piece is composed in three main sections; the first section is an excellent example of “kebyar” style.  Enjoy this performance by New York’s Gamelan Dharma […]


Panji Semirang

September 25, 2011

We spent the majority of our second rehearsal for the year learning the beginning to “Panji Semirang”, a dance piece inspired by a Javanese story about Prince Panji searching for his long lost bride. This performance is from Nyoman’s Wantilan Ceremony last summer in Kerambitan, Bali.


Welcome to Gamelan Lila Muni 2011-2012!

September 11, 2011

Welcome to the 2011-2012 session of gamelan at Eastman! Our regular rehearsal schedule is already underway!  If you are interested in joining, please subscribe to our email newsletter or contact us via the web links on the bottom left corner of the webpage. Rehearsals for 2011-2012 will continue to be on Saturdays from 3-5:30pm in […]


A Happening

October 14, 2010

Gallery R Presents…“A Happening” The Eastman Gamelan Lila Muni will perform at the Hungerford Building (1115 East Main Street, Rochester, NY) on Saturday October 16th as part of the art series, “A Happening”. The performance will feature RIT figurative artist John Remo who will paint live to the music and dance performed by the gamelan […]