January 31, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
HEAR one of the few high school ensembles in the USA perform on authentic Indonesian instruments.

SEE special guests Gamelan Kori Mas and Gamelan Sekar Jaya's Jegog ensemble play bamboo marimbas, with tubes ranging from small up to 3 meters long! 

EXPERIENCE the range of styles and forms and expression in Balinese dance!


GSJ's bamboo jegog ensemble & dancers will perform new and traditional works led by Master Artists I Made Arnawa and Emiko Saraswati Susilo.

traditional Balinese bamboo music

Asawa SOTA High School Gamelan Ensemble

Ruth Asawa San Francisco
San Francisco School of the Arts
Dan Kryston Memorial Theater
555 Portola @ O'Shaughnessy (Map)
February 20, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presented by World Arts West & Ethnic Dance Festival
GSJ opens the centennial of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE) which ran from February 20, 1915 to December 4, 1915 in the Marina District, with lively rendition of Bali's traditional dance works Pendet & Jauk.
February 22, 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm


Gamelan Sekar Jaya brings the enchanting beauty of Balinese dance, the vibrant energy of the gamelan gong kebyar, and the sinuous melodies of the gender wayang ensemble to an intimate performance at the LA Music Center's Keck Ampitheater. Master Artists Bapak I Dewa Putu Berata and Emiko Saraswati Susilo lead the ensembles in majestic traditional works as well as contemporary compositions in this beautiful world-renowned venue.

When: February 22, 2015 (11am; 12:30pm)
Event: World City at the Music Center
Location: Music Center, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

March 28, 2015 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Music and Dance of Bali

Gong Kebyar Music — Gong kebyar music and dance with Gamelan Sekar Jaya and Gamelan Burat Wangi
Bridges Hall of Music, Pomona College
Event Info

Free admission with open seating, no tickets. 
Doors open approximately 30 minutes prior to performance.

May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm - May 2, 2015 - 10:00pm
A celebration of traditional and new music and dance from Bali and the US
Featuring new and traditional work from Gamelan Sekar Jaya and the world premiere of Mikrokosma Bali performed by the Lightbulb Ensemble

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
June 13, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Gamelan in the Pines!
Sekar Jaya's gong kebyar, angklung, gender wayang and dancers present a blissful evening of new and traditional gamelan works. Enjoy the celestial sonorities of gamelan as they are cradled in the arms of Nevada City's tall pines.

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center
17894 Tyler Foote Road Nevada City, CA 95959

July 4, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Gamelan Jegog performs at El Cerrito's WorldOne Festival

JULY 4th, 2015

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