30 High Schoolers in West Jakarta Gathered to Practice Gambang Kromong

Reporter : Folmer | Editor : Maria Inggita | April 13th, 2019 10:59 PM 22:59 WIB | Dibaca 210 kali
30 High Schoolers in West Jakarta Gathered to Practice Gambang Kromong (Foto : Folmer / Beritajakarta.id)

30 students from different high schools in West Jakarta attend at West Jakarta Art Training Art Building, Kompleks Persada Sayang, Rawa Buaya, Cengkareng to practice Gambang Kromong.

" I want to preserve this Betawi music by learning to play it"

"Gambang Kromong is Betawi traditional orchestra that is not so popular among people today. But I want to preserve this Betawi music by learning to play it," said Ridwan Malik Akbar, one of SMA Karya Isabel students, Cengkareng who attend in this music practice, Saturday (4/13).

Gambang Kromong coach, Agung mentioned, his side will teach students to play Gambang Kromong until 10 days ahead.

"I hope they can continue to preserve Gambang Kromong in the future," he expressed.

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