Theatre & Music
Chicago Balinese Gamelan Concert
1040 W. Harrison St. Chicago IL 60607
Free and open to the Public
The Chicago Balinese Gamelan delivers exhilarating and world-class traditional and contemporary Balinese music and dance performances and workshops, using instruments from Bali, Indonesia. Directed by Claire Fassnacht, the ensemble was formed in 2017 by Claire Fassnacht and I Nyoman Mahartayasa, with guidance from I Ketut Gede Asnawa. The ensemble has performed at noteworthy Chicago spaces including the Old Town School of Folk Music, Navy Pier, Garfield Park Conservatory, and the Morton Arboretum, as well as the Illinois Music Educators Conference (Peoria, Illinois). CBG is a community ensemble whose mission is to create transformational cultural experiences that build community and expand individual perspectives.