Gamelan is a percussion-dominated ensemble from Indonesia and is considered an integral part of Indonesian culture. Gamelan performances often accompany religious rituals and other important ceremonies. The NIU Gamelan Ensemble gives regular concerts and demonstrations throughout the area.
Directions: Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center / Mendelssohn Hall - 406 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford, where it will become Jefferson St., one-way westbound. Turn right on IL 2, Wyman St., immediately after crossing the Rock River. After curving left, turn right on N. Main St. Mendelssohn Hall is on the northwest corner of S. Main St. and Park St.