Guest performers will lead an
Indonesian Dance and Drum Workshop
at 3:00 P.M.
in Room 106, Stoeckel Hall, 469 College Street
Weiss, Yale Department of Music
free and open to the public
- All welcome !
Ening Rumbini comes from
a family of artists trained in the traditional performing
arts of music, dance, and puppetry. Ening Rumbini performs
Sundanese classical and modern dance. Her specialty is jaipongan,
a modern popular form based on village dances (ketuk tilu)
and martial arts movements (penca silat). Sundanese
dance features delicate hand movements, graceful arm gestures,
a stylized manner of stepping, and circular floor patterns.
Wahyu was born into a family
of musicians in the coastal region of Sukabumi, West Java.
He received formal training in music at the High School
for Music (SMKI) and College of Music (STSI) in Bandung.
He received his undergraduate degree from the latter with
a specialization in drumming and singing.
As a member of the pioneering jaipongan
group Jugala group, Wahyu performed frequently in Indonesia
as well as in Europe, Australia, and Japan. He was a member
of the Jugala group when they opened for Mick Jagger in
Jakarta (1989). He currently performs with several groups
as a free-lance musician including Sulanjana, Gipar, and
Dedikasi. As a composer, he has written music for Rendra's
Bengkel Theatre. He recently released his debut album as
a featured vocalist.
As a teacher and performer, Wahyu
has extensive international experience. He participated
four times in the traveling Klangwelten Festival of World
Music in Germany. In Australia, he has performed with the
world music fusion group Warogus, Gamelan Swara Naga (University
of New England, Armidale, NSW), and Gamelan Langen Sari
(Bangalow, NSW). Wahyu has also performed and taught percussion
workshops in Singapore.
Listen to Wahyu's composition played by Gamelan Swara Naga