Esplanade Presents

Music | Workshop

Angklung Workshop

Angklung Empire  (Singapore)

12 May 2024, Sun, 2pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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Angklung Empire

Come discover the magic of angklung in this beginner workshop! A musical instrument of West Javanese origin, the angklung is made of bamboo and produces a pleasant, resonant sound when shaken. In this workshop, participants will learn basic angklung techniques such as holding the instrument, producing sounds and playing simple melodies as an ensemble. This workshop is open for all, and no prior musical experience is required.  


Please meet at the Esplanade Box Office and Visitor Centre (Mezzanine Level) for admission to this workshop as the public entrance to the Rehearsal Studio via the Theatre Studio is temporarily closed.


Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the workshop as patrons who arrive after the workshop has started will not be admitted into the venue. Thank you.

Admission Age:
13 and above.
Language: English
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Artist Information

Angklung Empire

The concept of the Angklung Empire was mooted in late 2019 and eventually formed in January 2022. It is a collaboration between Ethnique Musique Connections (EMC) and Gamelan Asmaradana (GA). Co-administered by Faridah Jamal (EMC) – Music Director and Chan Mei Yin (GA) – Logistics Director, it comprises adult musicians who are former students of Faridah Jamal, Gamelan Asmaradana members and those from the larger community. 

Date & Time

12 May 2024, Sun


Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
Tickets & Prices
Price $15

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