Community Gamelan

Rehearsals & Concert dates | Registration | Membership Fee | Donate

Gamelan Spring 2016 ConcertJoin the only Canadian Community Balinese Gamelan Music Ensemble with a teacher from Bali, Indonesia: Grebel/UWaterloo Artist-in-Residence I Dewa Made Suparta.

Do you want to play music, participate in a satisfying group music-making experience, and learn about another culture and its music at the same time? This is a rare and excellent opportunity!

You are invited to come experience a wonderful kind of collaborative learning and music-making on an ensemble of bronze instruments from the island of Bali. No previous experience with Gamelan or reading music is necessary. Come for a free trial. All are welcome! 

(If you want to join but have a small child to care for that evening, you are welcome to bring them).

Rehearsals & Concert dates:

Location: Online only due to the Covid-19 situation

Winter 2021: Wed 5-6PM from January 27 to April 7 inclusive (break during Reading Week, February 15 to 19). 

For more information, contact Dewa Suparta or Professor Maisie Sum.

Membership Fee:

Options for collecting membership fee (sliding scale of $30 to $50 per term):

  1. Online banking only - To pay your fees at a Canadian bank or via online or telephone banking, you are going to pay Conrad Grebel University College as a “bill payment” and use your UWaterloo student number as the “account number”. If you do not have a UWaterloo student number, request an account number by emailing

Note: Fee will be waived if also taking the Gamelan Ensemble course for credit (Music 116, 117, 216, 217, 316, 317, 416,417).


Donations are appreciated to further support the Community Gamelan. You may donate:

  1. By submiting a cheque (payable to "Conrad Grebel University College" with memo "Community Gamelan"), or
  2. On-line by credit or debit card. Choose designation "support another area" and select "Music Equipment". Then under "Your Comments" add "Community Gamelan".


Information and privacy: questions regarding the collection of information on this form can be directed to the form administrator.

Age Range * (required)
Gamelan Registration * (required)
I'd like to join the Community Gamelan Ensemble!