Balinese Music and Dance To Be Featured at UW Concert November 16
November 7, 2013 — Enjoy music and dance from Bali, Indonesia, during a free concert Saturday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.
The Wyoming Gamelan Candra Wyoga performs Balinese instrumental music and dance, directed by I Made Lasmawan and guest master dancer Ni Kethut Marni.
The concert will feature a performance of “Topeng,” a colorful and sometimes humorous male dance. Guest dancer I Gusti Ngurah Kertayuda will use various masks and styles to perform characters from Balinese tradition with the ensemble.
Female dancer Ni Kethut Marni and male dancer I Gusti Ngurah Kertayuda will offer Balinese dance workshops from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, also in the College of Education auditorium. The workshops will introduce participants to Balinese dance forms. They are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Rod Garnett, Department of Music professor, at (307) 760-6862 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest dancer Ni Kethut Marni will teach a Balinese dance workshop and perform Nov. 16 at UW.