Music of Java

Ensemble

UCLA Music of Java Ensemble

Music of Java

Course Details:
ETHNMUS 91H and 161H

Director:
Kayle Khanmohamed

 

The Music of Java Ensemble centers on the music of Central Javanese gamelan, a percussion-dominated musical ensemble featuring tuned bronze gongs, bronze metallophones, and drums, along with flutes, zither, vocals, and spiked fiddle. The ensemble is known for rhythmic complexity and a unique feel as well as a lush and dynamic melodic range.

For information about course enrollment, go to the CCLE course website or contact instructor Kayle Khanmohamed.

 

UCLA Spring Festival of World Music Returns to Live Performances
The Spring Festival of World Music is back, and back big. The storied showcase, which dates back to 1960, returns to live performances in Schoenberg Hall May 13-15 and May 20-22. All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. and are free and open to the public. “The students are the real heroes here,” said Dr. Diane