Interactive workshops – both stand-alone and as a precursor to I SAID NEON Composition Forum
KECAK WORKSHOP 3PM-3.45PM
Gamelan DanAnda and visiting guest artist master drummer Pande Mardiana lead a vocal percussion “monkey” chant hands-on workshop. Experience trance-like interlocking parts as part of a large group. No choral experience necessary.
INTRODUCTION TO BALINESE GAMELAN, 4PM-4.45PM
Gamelan DanAnda and visiting guest artist master drummer Pande Mardiana provide an insight to the background of this mesmerising music through short lecture demonstrations, followed by hands-on workshops for your chance to learn and play a modern, yet traditional tune as part of a full gamelan orchestra.
nEoNSEMBLE SPONTANEOUS COMPOSITION WORKSHOP, 5-5.45PM
Led by Gamelan DanAnda and acclaimed musician-composer Adam Simmons, incorporating instant-compositional techniques on gamelan instruments. Join nEoNSEMBLE and be part of a spontaneous composition and performance. No ensemble experience required!
SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER, 3-6PM
@ MEAT MARKET, 5 BLACKWOOD ST, NORTH MELBOURNE
WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION: $12
PACKAGE: $42 (3X WORKSHOPS,1
X EVENING PERFORMANCE)