Links

OTHER NZ GAMELAN

The First Smile
Cirebon gamelan - Wellington

Gamelan Banyu Gunung Salju
Balinese - Christchurch

Gamelan Puspawarna - Otago University Gamelan
Javanese - Dunedin - Facebook group

Auckland Gamelan
Javanese, Iron - Auckland

ARTISTS AND COMPOSERS

Jack Body
Our manager for many years and a prominent NZ composer whose music is often influenced by Asia

Gareth Farr
A prominent NZ composer and percussionist who owns and co-directs the Balinese gamelan, Gamelan Taniwha Jaya and writes for both Balinese and Javanese gamelan

Megan Collins
An exponent of Sumatran Music (rabab pasisia, voice and randai) in Wellington and manager of Gamelan Padhang Moncar

I Wayan Gde Yudane
A leading Balinese composer, currently resident in Wellington

Chris Watson
A prize-winning NZ composer who was commissioned to write a piece for us for the Yogyakarta Gamelan Festival, 2007

Didik Nini Thowok
Amazing trans-gender Javanese dancer

Waldjinah
Famous kroncong diva

Joko Susilo
Javanese dalang (master shadow puppeteer), resident in Dunedin

Slamet Gundono
Incredible multi-disciplinary dalang, singer and more

Suarasama
Irwansyah Harahap and Rithaony Hutajulu, Sumatran musicians

GAMELAN AROUND THE WORLD

List of Gamelan in Australia and New Zealand

American Gamelan Institute
Links to gamelan all over the world

United Kingdom Gamelan Information

Mekar Bhuana
A Bali-based association aiming to preserve rare classical Balinese dance and gamelan, one of whose co-founders is a Kiwi who plays with GPM when in Wellington.

SPONSORS

We are incredibly grateful to the following organisations have supported us.