World Music Ensembles

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Wake Forest Gamelan

Wake Forest Gamelan percussion and dance ensemble (MSC 150) provides a hands-on exploration of the performing arts of Bali, Indonesia. Open to all Wake Forest students as well as faculty and staff, and the greater Winston-Salem community. No audition or previous experience is required.

For more information on Wake Forest Gamelan, contact Dr. Elizabeth Clendinning.

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Wake Forest Chinese Ensemble

Wake Forest Chinese Ensemble (MSC 151) offers advanced study of traditional Chinese music instruments.

For more information on the Wake Forest Chinese Ensemble, contact Dr. Elizabeth Clendinning or current director, Dr. Yan Chen

Afro-Cuban Drumline

Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble

Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble (MSC 152) explores the music and history of West African drumming through hands-on experience. Open to all Wake Forest students – no audition or previous experience is required.

For more information on the Afro-Cuban Drumming Ensemble, contact Prof. John Beck.