Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University School of Music and Dance, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA

The 2017 SDSU-CWM World Music Series presents Javanese Gamelan: Music and Dance of Java, featuring the SDSU Javanese Gamelan. Pak Djoko Walujo, musical director of the ensemble, is an esteemed artist and renowned instructor of Javanese music. The performance will also feature a Javanese classical dance drama.

Balinese Gamelan at the Museum of Photographic Arts

Museum of Photographic Arts 1649 El Prado, San Diego, CA

This exciting, free performance will be offered by students from the Museum School, which is located nearby in Bankers Hill, where students grades K–8 study this fascinating musical art form every week throughout the school year.


Canyon Crest Academy Javanese Gamelan Concert

Canyon Crest Academy 5951 Village Center Loop Road, San Diego, CA

Come and experience an outstanding concert of traditional Javanese music, featuring the gamelan ensemble of Canyon Crest Academy High School in Carmel Valley, accompanied by visiting musicians and singers from CalArts. They will perform a program of Javanese gamelan music, led by Center for World Music master teaching artist in residence Pak Djoko Walujo Wimboprasetyo.


World Music at Mingei International Museum

Mingei International Museum of Art 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA

The Center for World Music proudly announces its inaugural series of six performances in 2022 at Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park. The series includes classical and folk music and dance traditions that introduce you to the sounds, aesthetics, and cultural significance of the music of select regions from around the world.

The Music and Dance of Bali: I Nyoman Wenten and Gamelan Burat Wangi

Mingei International Museum of Art 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA

With a career spanning five decades, I Nyoman Wenten is one of Bali's most versatile master musicians and dancers. Along with his wife, choreographer, and dancer Nanik Wenten, he will lead his group Gamelan Burat Wangi for a majestic evening of gong orchestra and dance drama.