Aug 2012 - June 2013
I MADE SUBANDI, (Guest Music Director, Fall 2012-Spring 2013) is one of Bali's most internationally recognized modern composers. Known for his love of experimentation, he is in high demand internationally for his innovative compositions. He is a graduate of Bali’s National Institute of the Arts (STSI Denpasar) and has taught for many years at the Indonesian Academy of Performing Arts (SMKI) in Bali. He has joined GSJ a number of times as a performer and Guest Director, and has composed beautiful works for the group. Aside from frequent performances throughout Bali, he has accompanied renowned shadow-master I Wayan Wija on tours to Australia and Japan. In 1997, he performed in the Ramayana dance drama in secular and religious festivals in India, bringing an expression of Bali’s unique version of Hindu culture back to India.