Gamelan Çudamani traces its roots to the 1970’s when the children of Pengosekan, Ubud, Bali — a village well known for its community of painters, weavers, and musicians — gathered after school to play music in the village balai (pavilion). Over the years the children formed a new organization that has become a pride of the village.
Dances include the classic legong, rare pieces in the Kebyar genre, and new choreography. The dancers’ mirror every musical nuance of the gamelan as they bring vivid tales of Balinese mythology and history to life. Of significance is the set of instruments used by Çudamani — the semarandana. The group’s technical accomplishments are unparalleled and their dedication to Balinese traditional values their hallmark.
Tri-C students: use code CCCSTU for free tickets!
Wednesday, October 2 at 7:30pm
Simon and Rose Mandel Theatre 4250 Richmond Rd., Highland Hills, OH 44122