Classes

Fall 2017 Classes

Introductory Gamelan Class • September 13 – December 13
Joko Sutrisno, instructor

For adults and teens. If you have never played gamelan, or if you would like to brush up on the basics, this class is for you! Participants will learn how to play the structure and melody instruments while getting a grounding in the gamelan forms and structures. No previous musical experience is necessary. Participants are welcome to stay for continuing gamelan class 7:45-9:15 at no additional charge.

Introductory gamelan • Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m. • $130 fee
Classes September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13
No class on October 18 or November 22
Term will be extended to December 20 if a class is unexpectedly cancelled

New Students must contact the Sumunar Registrar before class for building entry instructions.

Payment options:
Payment by check: print and complete the hard copy registration form and mail it to Sumunar at the address on the form.
Payment by credit card via PayPal: 1. complete the online registration form and 2. use the form below to initiate payment via PayPal, listing “Fall 2017 Introductory Gamelan” in the Payment reference space.

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Community Continuing Gamelan Class • September 13 – December 13
Joko Sutrisno, instructor

For adults and teens. This class is for continuing students, ranging from those with a basic grounding in gamelan to experienced players. Instruction is tailored to individual students’ needs; advanced students will have the opportunity to work on elaborating instruments. Participants are welcome to attend introductory gamelan class 6-7:30 at no additional charge.

Continuing gamelan • Wednesdays 7:45-9:15 p.m. • $130 fee
Classes September 13, 20, 27; October 4, 11, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13
No class on October 18 or November 22
Term will be extended to December 20 if a class is unexpectedly cancelled

New Students must contact the Sumunar Registrar before class for building entry instructions.

Payment options:
Payment by check – print and complete the hard copy registration form and mail it to Sumunar at the address on the form.
Payment by credit card via PayPal: 1. complete the online registration form and 2. use the form below to initiate payment via PayPal, listing “Fall 2017 Continuing Gamelan” in the Payment reference space.

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Youth Dance Class • This class will not be offered in Fall 2017
Tri Sutrisno, instructor

Youth & Family Gamelan Class • This class will not be offered in Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Ensembles

Sumunar Dance Ensemble and Class • September 9 – December 16
Tri Sutrisno, director

For adults and teens. Members of the Dance Ensemble and dance students continue to build their skills while rehearsing for performances around the Twin Cities and the region. Repertoire includes traditional pieces and new work by Tri Sutrisno.

Dance Ensemble and Class • Saturdays 10 a.m.-12 p.m. • $140 fee
Rehearsals September 9, 16, 23; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18, 25; December 2, 9, 16
Note: no rehearsal September 30

New Students must contact the Sumunar Registrar before class for building entry instructions.

Payment options:
Payment by check: print and complete the hard copy registration form and mail it to Sumunar at the address on the form.
Payment by credit card via PayPal: 1. complete the online registration form and 2. use the form below to initiate payment via PayPal, listing “Fall Adult Dance” in the Payment reference space.

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Sumunar Gamelan Ensemble • September 10 – December 17
Joko Sutrisno, director

Members of the Sumunar Gamelan Ensemble continue to build their skills while rehearsing for performances around the Twin Cities and the region. Repertoire includes both traditional Javanese music and new compositions, and often accompanies dance or shadow puppetry.

Gamelan Ensemble • Sundays 5-7:30 p.m. • $140 fee
Rehearsals September 10, 17, 24; October 8, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19, 26; December 3, 10, 17
Note: no rehearsal October 15

New Students must contact the Sumunar Registrar before class for building entry instructions.

Payment options:
Payment by check: print and complete the hard copy registration form and mail it to Sumunar at the address on the form.
Payment by credit card via PayPal: 1. complete the online registration form and 2. use the form below to initiate payment via PayPal, listing “Fall Gamelan Ensemble” in the Payment reference space.

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All classes and rehearsals take place in the Sumunar Studio
Room 204 Ashton Building
1549 University Ave. W.

St. Paul, MN