Houston, TX (January 20, 2005)–SugarHill Recording Studios is co-sponsoring a benefit concert to aid Tsunami victims performed by Houston-based Indonesian Gong-Chime Orchestra, Space City Gamelan.
Space City Gamelan is a ten-member Indonesian gong chime ensemble that will be playing the traditional music of Java and Bali on Sunday, January 23rd, 2005, from 8pm-10pm, at the Barnevelder Movement/Arts Complex on 2201 Preston Street. SugarHill engineer Josh Applebee will be recording the performance.
Tickets are available to the general public and suggested donations are $15 at the door. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to the American Red Cross to aid those directly affected by the tsunami. The concert is sponsored in part by KTRU, SugarHill Recording Studios, Saint Arnold Brewing Company, and Barnevelder Arts Complex.
“Gamelan” is the Indonesian word for orchestra and refers to Indonesiaπs traditional gong-chime orchestra, which includes hanging gongs, pot gongs, chime instruments, and metallophones.
“Iπm glad that we can help the people in my country and all those affected by the tsunami in this manner,” said Gatot Winandar, the music director of Space City Gamelan. “This upcoming concert will be very special. By playing our music, we hope to capture the beauty of the land and the people of Indonesia during these very trying times.”
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Space City Gamelan