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Beginners Workshop in Javanese Gamelan

January 24, 2016

Once again, we’re happy to organise a 4 session beginner’s workshop for Javanese Gamelan. No musical experience necessary!

Dates   : 12, 19, 26 February; 4 March. (Friday Evenings)

Time    : 7.30 – 9.30pm

Venue : NUS Gamelan Room (AS2 #02-01, besides LT11 and Humble Origins Cafe)

Fee        : $60 for 4 sessions

For full details, please see our flyer: Javanese Gamelan Course 2016

All participants will be invited to perform at the Department’s annual South-East Asian Night, held this year on 11 March. To register, please use the contact form (click here) to indicate your interest. We’ll get in touch with you as soon as possible 🙂

Here’s some photographs from our previous workshop and Southeast Asian Night 2015:

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Getting Ready for the Javanese Fiesta!

July 29, 2015

The Javanese Association of Singapore is hosting a “Javanese Fiesta”, with talks and workshops spread out over the weekend before National Day. There’s also dinner on 1 August, held at the very tasty Mamanda restaurant, just in front of the Malay Heritage Centre.

Pameran (Exhibitions) and Bazaar, together with Ceramah (Talks) and Benkel (Workshops)

Places for dinner are still available: please use their google form if you’d like to get in touch with them.

We’ll be providing both gamelan music and dance for the dinner. For a sneak preview:


Rehearsals during Ramadan

July 1, 2015

We usually continue with latihan (‘practices’/’rehearsals’) through ramadan, but with the addition of a “Bukber”, or “Buka Bersama” before the rehearsal proper. Add this to our regular mid-rehearsal snack, and you get…

We’re hard at work preparing for upcoming performances – but our rehearsals are still always open for anyone who wants to join in to listen, play along, or ‘nglaras’ with us 🙂


Javanese Gamelan Beginners Workshop 2015

January 17, 2015

NUS Singa Nglaras, with support from the South-East Asian Studies Department, is organising a 6 session Beginner’s Javanese Gamelan Workshop!

Sessions are held on Monday Evenings, starting on 2 February.

No prior musical experience is necessary, and all participants will be invited to perform at the Department’s South East Asian Night, held this year in mid-March.

Dates: 2, 9, 16 and 23 February; 2 and 9 March. (Monday Evenings)
Time: 7.00 – 9.30pm
Venue: NUS Gamelan Room (AS2 #02-01, besides LT11 and Humble Origins Cafe)
Fees: $90 for 6 sessions (Public); $60 for NUS Students and Staff

Registration: Via the contact form, or email address on flyer (See link below).

You can also use the contact form if you have any queries.

Click here to view our e-flyer for the event


Wednesday Rehearsals

February 1, 2013

Featuring our guest from Indonesia Mas Jarwo on Kendhang, and our Music Director Jan Mrazek on Rebab