The University of St. Thomas will host a concert by the Indonesian Sumunar Gamelan and Dance Ensemble, choreographed to welcome spring, on Sunday, April 10, on the Minneapolis campus.
Sumunar, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to teaching, performing and sharing the arts and culture of Indonesia. In Indonesia, “sumunar” means a glowing, brilliant light that illuminates and warms the soul.
Gamelan is an Indonesian musical ensemble featuring a variety of instruments such as metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs, bamboo flutes, and bowed and plucked strings – an entity, built and tuned to stay together.
The show will begin at 2:30 p.m. in Thornton Auditorium on the second floor of Terrence Murphy Hall. (Entrance is on the corner of 10th Street and LaSalle Avenue.)
Admission to the performance is: adults, $12; students 12 and above with ID, $8; under 12, $5. For advance ticket purchase call (612) 729-6737.
For more information visit the Sumunar website.