J.C. Colgate Student Union, Hall of Presidnts
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Prof. Sumarsam and members of the Wesleyan University Gamelan Ensemble will provide an overview and demonstration of the instruments and puppets that will be used in the evenings performance of Wahyu Cakraningrat: The Divine Blessing of Kingship (from the Mahabharata).

Wesleyan’s Javanese Gamelan Ensemble presents Javanese wayang kulit, or a shadow puppet play, that  employs intricately carved leather puppets and is accompanied by a gamelan ensemble. A magnificent orchestra of bronze gongs, xylophone, drums, strings, and voices, the gamelan accompanies feasts, ceremonies, and dances. 

Event Sponsors:
the Department Of Religion
The Fund for the study of world religions
Colgate Arts Council
Division of Arts and HumanitiesArt and Art History
Asian Studies 
Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
Music Department
Theater Department


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