This is the beginning of a list of people, groups, and institutions in Indonesia that are involved with gamelan and related arts. Contributions from members of Indonesian groups are both needed and welcomed.
This page is hosted by the American Gamelan Institute and maintained by Jody Diamond and Barbara Benary. If you are aware of any errors, or wish to suggest additions, contact changes[@]gamelan.org
USU: University of North Sumatra, Medan
Nommensen University, Medan
ASKI Padang Panjang
IKJ: Institut Kesenian Jakarta (Jakarta Arts Institute)
Jl. Cikini Raya No. 73
Jakarta Pusat 10330
Pusat Kesenian Jakarta - TIM
Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia (STSI) Bandung.
Jalan Buahbatu No. 212 Bandung 40265
Departments of Dance, Theater, Music, and Visual Art
Composer : DEDY SATYA HADIANDA, Group : Musik Ensambel ZITHERMANIA (since 1993)
Composer: NANO S and Rineka Seni
Sunda Gentra Madya
Rineka Seni Sunda Gentra Madya is both a touring arts group and a foundation for promotion of traditional and new arrangements of Sundanese arts founded and directed by Nano S.
ISI: Institut Seni Indonesia, Yogyakarta.
ART GROUPS, GALLERIES, SPACES
Gono Arts Studio and Joglo Jago. Artists, musicians, dancers and writers. Address: Wirosaban Barat 3. Yogyakarta.
Cemeti Art House
Jl.D.I. Panjaitan No.41
Yogyakarta 55143 Indonesia
Tel/Fax: +62 274 371015
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Experimental and innovative exhibitions, performances, and collaborative projects.
The Gamelans of the Kraton Yogyakarta. Compiled by Roger Vetter, with photos, recordings,and essays.
ISI Surakarta National Arts Institute in Surakarta
Jl. Ki Hadjar Dewantara 19, Surakarta 57126
Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
CP : Humas
Telepon 0271-647658 Psw 1008
HP : 085229041483 (Bpk. Heru)
STSI Surakarta page on Joglosemar
instruments: similar to Gong Kebyar with 7-tone scale, added gangsa, jongkok, gambang, caruk (saron)
repertoire: gamelan Gambang, Gambuh, Slonding, Luang, Semar Pegulingan, Pelegongan, Gong Kebyar, Gong Gede, Angklung, Beleganjur, Kidung
I Wayan Sinti
Perumahan Nindya Indah VI/4
Tel: (0361) 428-396
Narrative: Built in 1994 in Bali based on a scale created by I Wayan Sinti, and the bronze instruments were built by the late I Wayan Tomblos from Klungkung, gambang and saron (caruk) by I Wayan Sinti. The cases were built by Gede Adi. Manikasanti is located in Banjar Dauh Kutuh, Ubung Kaja Denpasar, Bali.
Mekar Bhuana Association for the Preservation of Classical Balinese Gamelan and Dance.
instruments: Smara Pagulingan Saih Pitu, Smara Patangian (Pelegongan) Don Lima, 2 sets of Gender Wayang, Baleganjur, and Pejogedan
contact: Putu Evie Suyadnyani or Von Hatch (founders)
Jl. Kutat Lestari, Gang Gangga no.3
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: 62-81-856-9488 or 62-81-856-0910
Established in the year 2000, the Mekar Buana association has bi-weekly gamelan and dance practices at its location Sanur, Bali,. The troupe performs mostly at local ceremonies and temples, but can also be commissioned for private performances and tours. Gamelan and dance instruction are offered privately, in groups or as part of a workshop programme presented by a native English speaker. See details on the website.
National Institute of the Arts (I.S.I) Denpasar. (official website)
Yayasan Seni Dunia Tradisional
(Foundation for Traditional Arts of the World) Girikusuma (Flower Mountain)
Payangan, Bali, Indonesia
ISI Denpasar (www.isi-dps.ac.id): website of the academy, in Indonesian.
ISI Surakarta (www.isi-ska.ac.id): website of the academy (known as STSI until September 2006), mainly in Indonesian.
ISI Yogyakarta (www.isi.ac.id): website of the academy, mainly in Indonesian.