Gamelan Semara Santi of Swarthmore College

Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA

Music and Dance from Bali, Indonesia

I Nyoman Suadin, Ni Luh Kadek Kusuma Dewi, and Thomas Whitman, co-directors

Gamelan Semara Santi is the Philadelphia area's only Gamelan (percussion orchestra) devoted entirely to performance of traditional and modern compositions from Bali, Indonesia.

Current Concert Schedule

About Gamelan Semara Santi

Artist Biographies

Repertoire from Past Seasons

Gamelan Instrument Tuning

Rehearsal Schedule

Chester Children's Gamelan Project

Audio clips

(Members of Gamelan Semara Santi and the Indonesian Cultural Club of Delaware 4/19/09)


Shadow Play and Festival of Indonesian Arts, April 9th 2006

Performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra, October 2003

How to Join Gamelan Semara Santi


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  •  This page was last updated 15 December 2011.