The Department of Music at SUNY New Paltz presents, “With Gongs, Drums and Pianos: Traditional Southeast Asian Music” a concert featuring Burmese master percussionist, Kyaw Kyaw Naing, internationally-acclaimed percussionist and ACC alumna Susie Ibarra and SUNY New Paltz associate professor and pianist, Alex Peh.

The concert celebrates the historic debut of the first Burmese Saing ensemble in the United States comprising SUNY New Paltz students, faculty and community members led by Naing and the creation of a new community Filipino Kulintang ensemble led by Ibarra. The concert serves as the concluding performance of the 2019 New York Conference on Asian Studies and will take place October 5th, 8 pm in Studley Theatre, SUNY New Paltz.