Your membership contributions are a signification portion of the group's income and we strive to keep them at a minimum while also maintaining a full and engaging offering of classes, rehearsals, and performances to our members. Membership contributions are tax deductible!
There are two ways to pay your membership contributions:
1. MONTHLY Automatic Payments With PAYPAL
With this option, you can set up automatic recurring payments with PayPal. Recurring payments are $49 per month.
2. SEASONAL PAYMENT (Once a season)
Pay once at the beginning of each performance season. Cash and check are also accepted.
GSJ COSTUME POLICY
Policy Updated 9/2014
The deposit for new and returning members to Gamelan Sekar Jaya is $100. All members who joined the group September 2014are required to pay an additional deposit of $60. This policy came into effect when the group acquired new uniforms in September 2014.
Costume Parts Glossary
Jas: Men’s jacket
Kebaya: Women’s blouse
Kamben or kain (men and women): the 2-3 meter cloth worn on the lower half of the body (kain means cloth; kamben is the Balinese word for the specific garment)
Saput (men): the cloth worn over the kamben
Udeng (men): the hat
Slendang (men and women): the narrow cloth worn around the waist by both men and women. For men it helps to keep the kamben and saput in place. A slendang is required for entry to temples (in Bali) and during prayers.
Pakaian Adat: the full costume set; traditional Balinese clothing
Returning your costume if you leave GSJ:
• Return your costume cleaned and with all pieces to receive your full $100 deposit.
• If the costume is not cleaned, you’ll receive $50.
• If pieces are missing you’ll be charged the fees for loss described below.
Fees for loss of costume pieces:
• Jas or Kebaya: $75
• Udeng: $40
• Saput: $40
• Kamben: $40
• Slendang: $10
• Full costume replacement: $205