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Gamelan Ensemble

Since 2011, USD has been enjoying this music of Bali, Indonesia performed by USD’s Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, named Gunung Mas (Mountain of Gold). The gamelan is an ensemble of metallophones, gong-chimes, cymbals and drums, and highlights energetic interlocking musical parts.

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The Department of Music at USD offers an integrated study of music history, theory, composition and performance in a Liberal Arts environment. The professionally active faculty, student ensembles and guest artists contribute to a lively culture of performance and scholarly inquiry.