Tickets on Sale Now!

Fall Concert Event
Sunday, September 26, 2021

3 p.m. central 

Epiphany Center for the Arts, the Courtyard (outdoors)
201 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, IL 

Tickets: $15 per seat | $20 at the door

CBG is excited to welcome additional and replacement instruments to its gong kebyar set!

Instruments are planned to arrive Fall 2021 thanks to support from generous friends and partners!


The $10,000 purchase includes:

  • additional gangsa kantilan

  • two additional melody instruments

  • trompong

  • 5 pairs ceng-ceng kopiak

  • partner gong

  • replacement middle gong

  • replacement high gong

  • overseas shipping fees

The purchase will accomplish the following goals:

  1. Improve and advance the quality of sound of the overall ensemble

  2. Create opportunities for new and expanded ensemble membership

  3. Provide new and richer learning experiences for new and existing ensemble members

  4. Expand CBG’s repertoire to include baleganjur, gong gede and other gamelan styles


Photo by Ivan Indrautama

Thanks to gifts from generous supporters,
CBG raised the funds needed to to complete the purchase.

Instruments are expected to arrive in Chicago in Fall 2021!

CBG thanks the following friends for their contributions
to support this initiative!

Indonesian Consulate of the Republic of Indonesia Chicago

Nyoman Mahartayasa and Wayan Muliyati

Dian and Can Dogan

Jeff Abell


Ningrum Nugraheni

Jan Petry

Arie Quick

Made Sentanajaya

Deb Kerr and Steve Thompson

Charles Waldman and Kathleen Ellis

Audrey Alvorado

Sally Alvorado

Yonitika Asnawa

Yunirika Asnawa

Evan Barr

Stephen Bass

Jeff Beer

Julie Blake

Karen Cohen Dinelli

Nancy Cohen Supato

Susann Craig

Trisila Davidge

Jacob DeHart

Lance Dresden

Carol dukes

Mayasari Effendi

Putu Eni

Claire Fassnacht

Jack Fassnacht and Rhonie Hendee

Matthew Freer

Endah Frey

Gregory Ghent

Yanna Heuvelhorst

Tina Horton

Patrick Horton and Family

Lynn Hutson Tucker

Ivan Indrautama and Kiara Harahap

Chloe Jelenich

John Krebs

Putu Oka Mardiani and Ketut Gde Asnawa

Michael Mcelliott

Michael Michaud

Mandy Nam Lee Yom

Ika Putri

Phyllis Rabineau and John Alderson

Israel Ridgley

Bill Robertson

Michael Rogalski

Martha Shuford

Michael Sullivan

Rahajeng Warastri Minaz

Chris Whittemore

Paula Zbichorski


Chicago Balinese Gamelan is partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, a grant from the Robert H. and Terri L. Cohn Family Foundation, and by individual donors.

Thank you, supporters!

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