Music and Dance of Bali
Co-Benefit for Sekar Jaya's Jegog Tour to Bali & Academy of World Music — School of the Arts, SF
LOCATION: School of the Arts, 555 Portola Dr., San Francisco, CA 94131
TICKETS: $10-$20 / by phone: 24/7 Ticket Hotline: 1-800-838-3006
online: www.brownpapertickets.com / at the door: 1 hr before showtime
Gamelan Sekar Jaya (GSJ) performs at School of the Arts in San Francisco in conjunction with the Academy of Arts and Sciences World Music Department and special guest performances. This is a co-benefit to support GSJ's bamboo jegog group's 2010 Summer Tour to Bali and the Academy of World Music department.
The shimmering bronze Angklung group will accompany esteemed guest dancer Ni Ketut Arini, one of Balis most well-known performers and an expert on classical Balinese female-style dance; She is widely regarded as a living national treasure of Indonesia.
Leading GSJ's bamboo jegog ensemble will be guest artist I Gede Oka Artha Negara, an accomplished composer, choreographer, dancer, and musician from Bali, Indonesia. He is the Associate Artistic Director and a leading performer in Gamelan Suar Agung, acknowledged as one of the finest and most influential jegog ensembles in Bali.