B i o g r a p h y

Muhammad Arham Aryadi is an Indonesian Composer. He is known founder and music director Indonesian Contemporary Gamelan Ensemble (ICGE).


He completed his bachelor of arts in music composition at Conservatory Of Music Pelita Harapan University (UPH) under the guidance of Dr. Otto Sidharta and master's degree in urban arts creation at Jakarta Arts Institute, Postgraduate (IKJ). He attended several composition workshop with Slamet Abdul Sjukur (Indonesia), Dieter Mack (Germany), Carlos Michans (Argentina), Johannes Schollhörn (Germany), Manfred Stahnke (Germany), Magnus Andersson (Sweden), Chong Kee Yong (Malaysia) and Pow Ensemble members Guy Harries (UK), Luc Houtcamp and Wiek Hijmans (Netherland).


He working with Franki Raden Forming Indonesian National Orchestra (INO) and premiere concerts in Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney Australia (2011). He once worked music teacher at Vocational School of Arts Sarasvati, Lecturer at Sekolah Tinggi Seni Musik Cantata (STSMC) and music teacher at Avicenna Senior High School Jagakarsa. Currently active with Dr. Yola Yulfianti forming Dance Circle Lab.


His works have been perform at 5th Malaysian Composer Series at KLPAC be invited Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tazul Izan Tajuddin (2014). 7th Yogyakarta Contemporary Music Festival (2014). Commission from Goethe Institute Jakarta and KFW Stiftung “Ruang Suara” project performed with Ensemble Modern (Germany) and concerts in Frankfurt, Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Bandung (2015). Commission from Ensemble Multilatérale (France) performed in Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Surabaya and Paris (2017). SMCC Soundbridge Music Festival be invited Prof. Chong Kee Yong, concerts in DPAC Kuala Lumpur with Ensemble Studio C (2017). Commission from Hongkong University Music Departement with HKU Gamelan in "Sounding Architecture Concert" (2018). Commission from Hongkong New Music Ensemble (HKNME) in "Shadow of Wind Concert" at The Hongkong Academy of Perfoming Arts be invited William Lane (2018). Commission from Quatuor Bozzini (Canada) and Tony Prabowo curator Theater Salihara (2018) and get funding from Kelola Foundation for “Hibah Seni Pentas Keliling” Tour Concert with Indonesian Contemporary Gamelan Ensemble (ICGE) "New Music in Gamelan" at Pamekasan and Bangkalan Madura Island used 300th years old Gamelan.

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