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Meet: Sounds Upstairs: The Music Department’s Collection Comes to Life!

CLP - Main (Oakland) 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

The University of Pittsburgh Gamelan is a student ensemble dedicated to the study and performance of the traditional and contemporary music of West Java, Indonesia. The large ensemble consists predominantly of percussion instruments, including tuned gongs, metal-keyed instruments, and drums. Come learn about the music and culture of West Java through an interactive musical experience. … Continued

Sounds Upstairs: Trombasso

CLP - Main (Oakland) 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

Trombasso—a trio featuring alto trombone, tenor trombone and cimbasso—is dedicated to performing music from nearly every genre: transcriptions of Renaissance and Baroque literature, contemporary chamber music, rock standards, and commissions from various composers of jazz, avant-garde, and swing. The unusual instrumentation creates a sound palette distinctly different from conventional brass ensembles. This event is being … Continued

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