(NAC-AEP endorsed programmes; upto 50% tote-board funding)
GONGS AND MORE! ELEMENTARY (AEP0315833)
This is an introductory workshop. Students will be introduced to the different instruments of a gamelan (either Javanese OR Balinese set), which is followed by basic techniques of playing gamelan. Students will learn about basic gamelan music theory through this practical, fun, hands-on experience.
GONGS AND MORE! INTERMIEDIATE (AEP0315834)
This workshop aims to equip students with a deeper understanding of gamelan music, with more theory and practical examples. Pertaining towards the choice of gamelan selected for the workshop (either Javanese OR Balinese) the fundamental theory and practical hands-on will be covered in the first session. More in-depth knowledge through listening and practical examples will be covered in the second session. [Note: This programme is suitable for students with some knowledge of gamelan music, and would like to have hands-on experience, playing together. It is certainly possible to extend workshop by adding 1-2 more sessions. Both content & total cost can be adjusted accordingly.]
SCRIPT ALIVE! (AEP0415836)
This programme aims to preserve the fundamentals of wayang kulit art-form, whilst.. adapting it to be current and making it accessible to students in 21st Century with modern characters from stories or movies that they can identify with. Script Alive! is a fun, flexible and empowering mix-media workshop that incorporates elements of wayang kulit - story-telling, shadow puppetry, voice manipulation (characterization of puppets) and music accompaniment (sound-track)….
PUBLIC / PRIVATE EVENTS
GA has conducted numerous workshops at corporate levels, example: Teambuilding with Gamelan for Ministry of Law (2007); teachers & staff of Haig Girls School (June 2006) and the InfoComm Development Authority (April 2005). In Nov 2012, we conducted a 2-day gamelan workshop for Nanyang Primary School teachers. We have also developed workshops incorporating wayang kulit and South East Asian music appreciation for Asian Civilisation Museum (currently active).
Feel free to call us. We are happy to assist you in organising a memorable corporate function / activity.