UMass Dartmouth Faculty I.M. Harjito

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I.M. HARJITO: Biography

Professor I.M. Harjito of Wesleyan University in Connecticut is acknowledged as one of the foremost musicians and composers of gamelan music in the world today. In addition to teaching at Wesleyan University, he is also a visiting professor of music at Brown University, the University of Chicago, and at the New York City Gamelan. He is also a regular guest artist at concerts of gamelan music throughout the United States and around the world. He has composed many traditional and contemporary pieces for gamelan, including collaborations with tap dance, symphony and chamber orchestra, bagpipes and jazz.