The Australia Indonesia Arts Alliance (AIAA) is presenting a series of workshops in Gamelan, Angklung, Kecak and Balinese offerings free to government schools in NSW, through their Artist in Residence Program.
All government schools with an Indonesian program are invited to participate in the workshops, which will also have a language focus. Please check your calendar and book in ASAP. Priority will be given to bookings received before or during the holidays. Workshops commencing in May will be for schools in Sydney to the South Coast and in June for schools in regions north of Sydney.
For more information and for bookings, contact Judy Shelly ASAP.
About the Artist
Balinese musician Made Denis comes from the traditional village of Tianyar in East Bali. He is a gamelan artist of extraordinary talent with over 20 years experience in Balinese music forms specialising in the deeply expressive and soulful Balinese suling (bamboo flute) and the exciting, dynamic kendang tunggal (Balinese drum). Made Denis will tour Australia in 2014 as Visiting Musician with the Australia Indonesia Arts Alliance, working to inspire and enliven Balinese music and culture across Australia. Made Denis presents an eclectic and far-reaching array of traditional to contemporary music from Balinese gamelan and kecak to contemporary world music and modern Balinese pop culture.