Classes

Fall 2019 Classes

Beginning Adult Gamelan Class
Joko Sutrisno, instructor

Fall session: September 11 – December 18

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. For adults and teens. Students are welcome to stay for continuing gamelan class 7:45-9:15 p.m. at no additional charge.

Beginning adult gamelan • Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Session 1: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16 $75.00
Session 2: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18 • $100.00
(no class October 23)
Register for both sessions and save: $160.00 for both!

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 “Summer 2019 Introductory Gamelan” in the Payment reference space.

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Continuing Adult Gamelan Class
Joko Sutrisno, instructor

Fall session: September 11 – December 18

Continuing adult gamelan • Wednesdays 7:35-9:05 p.m.
Session 1: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16 $75.00
Session 2: October 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18 • $100.00
(no class October 23)
Register for both sessions and save: $160.00 for both!

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.

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 “Summer 2019 Introductory Gamelan” in the Payment reference space.

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Fall 2019 Ensembles

Sumunar Dance Ensemble 
Tri Sutrisno, director

Fall Sessions: September 7 – December 14

For adults and teens. Members of the Dance Ensemble 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 • Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Fall Session 1: Sept 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct 5, 12, 19 • $87.50
Fall Session 2: Oct 26, Nov. 2, 9, 23, Dec 7, 14 • $75.00
Register for both fall sessions for $150

Performance: Saturday, November 16

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 2019 Dance Ensemble” in the Payment reference space.

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Sumunar Gamelan Ensemble
Joko Sutrisno, director

Fall session: September 8 – December 15

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.
Session 1: September 8, 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13 $75.00
Session 2: October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, 15 • $100.00
(no rehearsal October 20)
Register for both sessions and save: $160.00 for both!
Students enrolled in a Wednesday gamelan class can choose to waive the ensemble fee, but should still register for the ensemble via the links below.

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 “Summer 2019 Gamelan Ensemble” in the Payment reference space.

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All classes and rehearsals take place in the Sumunar Studio
512 N. Prior Avenue
St. Paul, MN, 55104