Discover an exciting evening concert featuring music performed by the Buffalo Gamelan Club and shadow puppet show (Wayang) featuring Wayang puppet master Darsono Hadiraharjo and drummer Heri Purwanto. The Buffalo Gamelan Club plays traditional music from the island of Java in Indonesia, an is inspiring and evocative music that fills audiences with wonder. Wayang is a form of puppet theater art found in Indonesia and other parts of Southeast Asia. The show features puppets, vocal narration, characteristic movement demonstration, and scenes giving the audience a unique experience. Puppet master Hadiraharjo is a visiting scholar and guest director of the Cornell Gamelan Ensemble at Cornell University. Support for Mr. Hadiraharjo and Mr. Purwanto made possible by a US Department of Education Title VI Grant.
Sponsors and partners
Grant Allocation Committee, Equity and Campus Diversity Office, Geography and Planning Department, Music Department, Theater Department, Cornell University, Arts Services Initiative (ASI) WNY, Indonesia Consulate, Buffalo Gamelan Club.
Ciminelli Recital Hall Event Information:
• Doors open 15-30 minutes before listed event time
• Ciminelli Recital Hall is located on FLOOR 3 of Rockwell Hall at Buffalo State College.
• Handicap accessible entrance with elevator to the recital hall located via the building entrance at parking lot I-30 (rear of Rockwell Hall off the Iroquois Drive entrance to campus off Elmwood Avenue)
• Free parking for this event will be in the general campus lots surrounding Rockwell Hall (Lots R-1, R-2, R-3 off the Rockwell Road entrance to campus; Lots I-30, I-32, I-33 off the Iroquois entrance to campus)
*No food or beverage is permitted inside the recital hall
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