Event Details

Sunday, July 15th, 2018
|  4:00pm - 6:00pm

Buffalo Gamelan Club: The Indonesian Art of Communal Music

Sari Raras Irama performs traditional Javanese music with instruments from Surakarta, Indonesia. The program will showcase traditional gamelan songs that are inspired by nature and its beauty.

 

 

 

MUSIC IN THE WOODS

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FREE Sunday Series: Musical performances are presented in the scenic Lower Park Emerald Grove area, overlooking the Niagara River.

 

2018 SCHEDULE:

July 8 - Boleo Quartet: Chamber music by Haydn, Bach and Vivaldi

A delightful afternoon of classical and baroque chamber music by Haydn, Bach and Vivaldi performed by Moshe Shulman, Jonathan Golove and more.

 

July 15 - Buffalo Gamelan Club: The Indonesian art of communcal music

Buffalo Gamelan Club – Sari Raras Irama performs traditional Javanese music with instruments from Surakarta, Indonesia. The program will showcase traditional gamelan songs that are inspired by nature and its beauty.

 

July 22 - Johannes Lindstead “Guitar on Fire”: Spanish, Afro-Cuban & Middle-Eastern styles

A Spanish guitar program by the award-winning Canadian guitarist and instrumentalist, Johannes Lindstead, who fuses virtuoso Spanish-style guitar with Afro-Cuban, Middle Eastern, and Latin American percussion and instrumentation.

 

July 29 - Ubudis Trio: Classic and original jazz

Guitarist Omar Tamez, cellist Johnathan Golove, and percussionist John Bacon perform jazz compositions drawn from a repertoire that inlucdes Monk's "Ugly Beauty," Mingus's "Weird Nightmare," and Steve Lacey's "3 Haiku," along with original compositions by the group's members. 

 

August 12 - UB Percussion Ensemble: Works of American maverick composers Steve Reich, John Cage & more

UB Percussion Ensemble performs a concert featuring found sound.

 

August 19 - Buffalo Tango Orkestra: Argentine tango music with an international flair

Formed by Moshe Shulman in the summer of 2012 upon returning from a trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina, Buffalo Tango Orkestra began by performing a traditional type of Argentine tango—classic, well-known pieces arranged using a mix of classical music, Italian opera, and African folk rhythm. But very quickly, they found themselves creating their own arrangements, evolving from the diverse cultural origins of the group—Uruguay, Italy, Ukraine, Dominican Republic, the U.S., Argentina, Israel, and Russia.

 

August 26 - Null Point, Percussion Garden Program Culmination

PLACE part 10, a piece by David Dunn for instruments and found environmental materials.  The program will also include a talk celebrating the release of Null Point's guest edited issue of Sound American on the music of David Dunn. Performed by Null Point artists.