Acknowledgements

Our Team Gamelan Asmaradana greatly appreciate the generous support of the following organisations:--
NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL
The ARTS FUND Committee
LEE FOUNDATION
THE REPUBLIC CULTURAL CENTRE / REPUBLIC POLYTECHNIC
YONG SIEW TOH CONSERVATORY / NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE
The MALAY HERITAGE CENTRE / NHB
MALAY HERITAGE FOUNDATION

and, not forgetting...

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
List of schools with CCA groups, and/or, regular annual gamelan music programmes with GA:---

Primary Schools
Lianhua Primary (CCA: Javanese gamelan, since 2008 - current)
Ahmad Ibrahim Primary (CCA: Javanese gamelan, 2008-2015)
Nanyang Primary School (P4 Music programme, since 2010 - current)

Secondary Schools
Bukit Pangjong Govt High School (CCA: Javanese gamelan, since 2007 - current)
Evergreen Secondary School (CCA: Javanese gamelan, since 2005 - current)
NUS High School of Math & Science (CCA: Javanese gamelan, since 2010 - current)

Private, Tertiary & International
Republic Polytechnic (Javanese gamelan, since 2007 - current)
NUS - Yong Siew Toh Conservatory (Gamelan music programme: Balinese & Sundanese)
St Joseph Institute - International (CCA: Balinese gamelan, since 2009 - current)

And, many more schools from Primary to Secondary to ITE for NAC-AEP related activities.  


MEDIA coverage (latest)

  • Article in Life! Section of Straits Times about “RAMAYANA”, featuring Javanese gamelan and wayang kulit at Malay Heritage Centre (July 2016)
  • Review by Ms Nurmaya Alias, published in Berita Harian on 12 Nov. 2015, about our show “WANDALI” at Theatre, TRCC.
  • Featured in Berita Harian in October 2014, highlighting activities at Malay Heritage Centre
  • SuriaTV - “Makan Story 2” segment on Radin Mas (aired on 23/1/2013)
  • OKTO TV’s Knock Out! 100th Episode (2012)
  • Review of Ivory Metal show by Dr Chang Tou Liang, 9 Jan. 2012, in Straits Times, Life! .
  • “Inside Job”, OKTO TV (Nov 2011)
  • Article in Indoconnex, March 2010 issue
  • Interview on 93.8FM for ACE! Festival 2009
  • Press coverage on Opening of RP in July 2007 (see attached)
  • Article in Straits Times entitled “Gamelan Touch for Silent Films” (Mar 2007)
  • International press coverage on visit by US President, Mr George Bush on 16 Nov. 2006 (see pictures). Gamelan Asmaradana was honoured to perform at this private function held at the Asian Civilisation Museum.
  • TV programme, entitled “Facets”, aired on Channel News Asia, featuring Director of Gamelan Asmaradana, Dr Gloria Poedjosoedarmo (2006 to 2008)