Classes

Spring 2018 Classes

Introductory Gamelan Class • April 11 – May 16
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. • $60 fee
Classes April 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16
Term will be extended to May 23 if a class is unexpectedly cancelled

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

Payment options:
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Community Continuing Gamelan Class • April 4 – May 16
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. • $70 fee
Classes April 4, 11, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16
Term will be extended to May 23 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 “Spring 2018 Continuing Gamelan” in the Payment reference space.

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Youth Dance Class • This class will not be offered in Spring 2018

Youth & Family Gamelan Class • This class will not be offered in Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Ensembles

Sumunar Dance Ensemble and Class • April 7 – May 19
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. (except as noted) • $60 fee
Rehearsals April 7, 14, 21, 22*, 28; May 12, 19
*Full company rehearsal on Sunday, April 22, 6-9 p.m. with musicians and dancers
Please note that addition rehearsals may be called before the May 5 concert

Performance: Saturday, May 5, 7 p.m., Baumgartner Auditorium, University of St. Thomas

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.
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Sumunar Gamelan Ensemble • April 1 – May 20
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. (except as noted) • $70 fee
Rehearsals April 1, 8, 15, 22*; May 6, 13, 20
*Full company rehearsal on Sunday, April 22, 6-9 p.m. with musicians and dancers
Please note that addition rehearsals may be called before the May 5 concert
Performance: Saturday, May 5, 7 p.m., Baumgartner Auditorium, University of St. Thomas

Payment options:
Payment by check: print and complete the hard copy registration form and mail it to Sumunar at the address on the form.
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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