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Gamelan is a musical ensemble featuring bronze gongs, cymbals, other metallophones and drums.

The Horniman has the only Balinese Gamelan angklung in London. Create interlocking melodic and rhythmic patterns as a class to produce a uniquely rich sound. This workshop encourages classes to work together as each student produces part of the whole sound.

No previous musical experience is necessary.

Workshops are with Andy Channing, the founder and artistic director of the professional Gamelan group Lila Cita.

Key info

Suitable for: KS2, KS3, KS4

Age Groups: 7-11, 11-14, 14-16

Subjects: Anthropology, Citizenship, Music

Topics: Pitch & Melody, Rehearsing, Rhythm, Rhythms of the World, Team Building

Type: At Venue

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: £75 plus VAT for non-fee paying schools, and a higher rate for fee-paying schools

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 30

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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