Thursday, May 17, 2012

AMAZING MUSIC JOGJA - Music Seminars & Festival

- Music Seminars & Festival -
Saturday, July 14, 2012

in cooperation with
the Department of Education,Youth and Sports Provincial Government of DIY
cordially invited you to participate in the Music Seminar & Festival 

in Special Spirit of Jogjakarta
to socialize a good quality music and evoke the spirit of achievement for young generations


- Music Seminars & Festival -

Saturday, July 14, 2012
1st Session (Seminars): 10 am - 1 pm
2nd Session (Festival): 2 pm - finished

Auditorium Sasana Krida Dinas Pemprov. DIY
Jln. Cendana No. 9  - Jogjakarta


10:00 - 11:30
"The Actualization of Music Education in 21st Century"
by: Jelia Megawati Heru, M.Mus.Edu

11:30 - 13:00
"The Influence of Gamelan in 20th Century Music"
by: Henk Mak van Dijk (Netherlands)


Jelia Megawati Heru, M.Mus.Edu. 
Music Educator, Lecturer, Music Advisor, and Pianist  

Jelia Megawati Heru started learning the piano at the age of 5. She continued learning Classical Piano with different music teachers in Jakarta, such as: Helen Gumanti, BA (USA) and Angelita Chandra, M.Mus. (Belgian).  

In 2001, studied piano with Jongky Goei, Master of Performing Arts, Chairman and Stage Art Manager of Marcia Haydée Ballet in Stuttgart, Germany.  

Then in 2002, she started her study in Music Education for Instrument (Instrumental Pädagogik) at Fachhochschule Osnabrück Konservatorium, Institut für Musikpädagogik – Germany, majoring in Classical Piano with Prof. Ljuba Dimowa-Florian (Hungaria), minor Vocal with Torsten Meyer, Dipl. Mus. (Hochschule für Musik u. Theater Hannover, Germany) and  Jazz Piano with Wolfang Mechsner, Dipl. Mus. (Hochschule Vechta & Münster, Germany).  

During her stay in Germany, besides actively performing and teaching music, Jelia attended many seminars and forum, such as: Forum Musikpädagogik I with Prof. Dr. Hans Günther Sebastian (Frankfurt am Main University); studied Solmisation Technique and Kodàly Technique from Prof. Dr. Malte Heygster (conductor of symphony orchestra Recklinghausen & Bielefeld, head master of Bielefeld music school, chapel master of chamber orchestra Köln and also an author for “Hand Book of Relative Solmisation” – Schott).  

She became an active participant in various chamber music and master class in Germany and other countries, such as: Chamber Music - Prof.  Gerard Chenuet (Nantes, France), Conducting for Ensemble and Choir - Prof. Folker Schramm (UDK, Berlin), Contemporary Music – Prof. Imgard Brockmann (Osnabrück, Germany), Choir Studio, Chamber Choir, Acapella and Arrangement – Prof. Michael Schmoll (Dean of FH. Osnabrück Konservatorium, lecturer, composer and conductor).  

Then she received her Master Degree in Music Education (as Master of Music Education – Dipl. Mus. Pedägogin) in 2005 from FH. Osnabrück Konservatorium with cum laude. In the same year, became an active performer for “Benefit Concert Tour for Aceh” in Hannover, Münster and Braunschweig - Germany.  

In 2006 Jelia went back for good to her homeland Indonesia, was a keynote speaker in Universitas Negeri Jakarta (UNJ, Rawamangun) for Comparison Study of Education System in Indonesia, active as an educator in Deutsche Internationale Schule (DIS – German School, BSD Tangerang) and joined Institut Musik Daya Indonesia since then as lecturer for subjects, such as: Music Education, Music History, History of Music Instruments, Ear Training, Music Theory and Major Piano.  

In 2007, she was a Dean of Institut Musik Daya Indonesia (IMDI) and Faculty of Music Pedagogy & Head of Piano Department. 

In 2008, She's a member of the National Music Ministry of National Education Consortium, which is tasked to develop music education curriculum for music schools in Indonesia. In cooperation with Tjut Nyak Deviana Daudsjah designed and developed Curriculum of National Standarization for Music School in Indonesia (validation by the Federal Government of National Education, known as DEPDIKNAS.  

In 2009, to contribute for the development of music education in Indonesia, she wrote books in cooperation with DEPDIKNAS “Piano Teaching’s Guide: Note-Reading and Piano for Beginner” and “Basic Music Theory (for all Instruments)” as guideline books for general music course in Indonesia. 

Now she is active as a music educator and academic advisor/consultant in various music schools - for updating & upgrading music school curriculum standard, conducting workshops to build & develop music teachers competencies, and conduct teacher’s concert (chamber music and piano ensembles).

Also active as seminator in various cities in Indonesia, performer in collaboration for music education’s sake, director of piano ensembles projects „Golden Fingers“, writer articles in MKI (Musik Klasik Indonesia) – the biggest classical music group in Indonesia, STACCATO - the first classical music magazine in Indonesia), and her blogs ( & – to shares thoughts and point of view about actualization & the importance of music education to teachers, practitioners, musicians, music lovers, students, and parents; so people could appreciate music more, feel the enjoyment of music, and get inspired by the power of music… “Music from Passion & Music for Life”  



more about Jelia Megawati Heru: 


Henk Mak van Dijk

A graduate of the Royal Conservatory in Den Haag, Utrecht anthropology of the university. Year 1990-1992 a visiting professor at the Faculty Arts, Music Department of ISI Jogjakarta.

Mak Henk van Dijk is a versatile pianist with a strong classical base, trained at the conservatories of Rotterdam and The Hague. Seeking adventure, he rightly Java where he worked some time as a pianist at the Conservatory of Jogjakarta and gave concerts in Java and Sulawesi. After several years he was associated with conservatories in the Netherlands, where he played chamber music intensively. He played for Dutch radio and television, acting as pianist, both as a soloist, chamber music and in song recitals in very varied repertoire and maintains lecture-recitals on Indian music.

In collaboration with the Dutch Music Institute, Henk van Dijk Mak together with the soprano Renate Arends a CD with songs by Indian composer (angin gelombang Timur Barat) and he gave a series of concerts in The Hague under the Indian Summer, at the Pasar Malam Besar and at the Festival Classique. He has written the book appeared in 2007, The east wind is blowing toward the west, India on Indian composers and compositions (KITLV Press, Leiden). On the occasion of the fiftieth Pasar Malam Besar, he the great World Exhibition - 1870-1945 on Indian classical music together. Unique is discovered by him and revived opera Attima of Constant van de Wall, specially for the anniversary of the Pasar in the Royal Theatre was staged.

more about Henk Mak van Dijk:


Early Bird (until May 28, 2012)         : IDR 175.000, -
Normal Price (after May 28, 2012)    : IDR 200.000, -
*Music festival participants get 50% discount
Registration deadline: July 5, 2012

  • Age ≥ 5 years old until 25 years old
  • Skills ≥ grade 2 for a single participant
  • Include certificate of birth, pass photo (3R) & biodata
  • Submit 1 (one) piece of songs in the form of MP3 & the music sheets (duration:2-5 min.) 
  • Genre: Modern, Western, Classical, Indonesian Traditional (Keroncong & Folk Songs)
EARLY BIRD (before May 28, 2012)
- IDR 250,000, -: Solo Category
- IDR 150.000, -: Duet & Trio Category
- IDR 400.000, -: Ensemble / Vocal Group Category (5-10 persons)
After May 28, 2012: each category plus IDR 50.000, - 
Registration Deadline: June 30, 2012  
Audition results: July 1 - July 5, 2012
The contribution fee could be transferred to the following bank account:
Venny Pungus
BCA Acc. No. 802 008 6387
Jln. Sam Ratulangi No. 2A - Jogjakarta

Compensation for the participants:
  • Seminar & festival participants will receive a certificate signed by the Department of Education,Youth and Sports Provincial Government of DIY & Amazing Music Jogja
  • Trophy (for the participant, that participates in both seminar & festival)
  • 1 lunch box for seminar participants
  • 1 snack box for festival participants
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