Gamelan is a traditional music ensemble of multiple percussive instruments originating from Indonesia. However, this instrument is becoming a common assemble in Malaysia particularly as a form of entertainment in Malay cultural events.


A set of Gamelan typically consists of seven basic instruments:

  • Keromong, also known as bonang barung
  • Gambang
  • Saron kecil, also known as saron barung
  • Saron besar, also known as saron demung
  • Kenong (a set of 3 or 5 large kettle Gongs)
  • A pairs of Gongs, which are Gong Kecil and Gong Besar
  • Gendang

About the programme

In this class, students will be guided by an experienced gamelan teacher to learn the art of gamelan. Students will learn the importance of teamwork to create harmony as well as enjoy contemporary compositions that will help bridge the gap between modern music and traditional instruments, allowing them to experience familiar sounds whilst building an appreciation for traditional arts.

Gamelan is available as a Sponsored programme.

Details of the Sponsored Programme

Age Group
11 to 17 years old
Max Participant
20 pax
Programme Commitment
6-12 months
Studio 4, PKK Tuanku Bainun
Sponsored by
Our community partners (e.g. Yayasan Hasanah)
Starting Date & Time
Varies by intake

(Please indicate your interest by emailing to