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UHM Ethnomusicology Ensembles Pau Hana Concert December 2019 Ben Fairfield partnered with UH Choir director, Jace Saplan, and provided the percussion (instruments made in class, of course) for a choral arrangement of “Phu Yai Lee” (A classic Thai protest song from the 1960s that is still played and referenced in today’s Thai political discourse). All […]
A brand new, original production of a traditional Balinese folk tale
Recap of the Javanese and Balinese gamelan ensembles’ concert on November 16, 2019
New wayang listrik project for 2019-2020: The Last King of Bali.
This year’s APDF features Malaysian collective ASK Dance Company!
Dr. Fairfield is a researcher/performer of Thai music, and will be teaching in the UHM Music Dept. in Fall 2019.
A recap of the events surrounding the visit to the EWC of the Indonesian Ambassador.
Photos from the performance at the Barbara Smith Amphitheater on November 17; many thanks to Pak Sukardi.
Two performances on June 2 & 3.