Harmony Chinese Music Group

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Harmony Chinese Music Group
Harmony Orchestra.jpg
Background information
Origin Bandung
Genres World Music
Years active 2001 – present
Members Andry Harmony, Karlina, Yao Suping, Aridwan Lembang, Alvin, Jusac, Albert, Ryan, Roki Setiawan, Melissa, Elizabeth, Denny, Catya, Tommy, Felicia
Past members Susan, Inge, Melano, Acuk Sandy, Liang Hui, Tatang, Diana, Maria, Handy, Kang Ren, Tony, Siska, Kareen Gunawan, Astrid, Leno

The Harmony Chinese Music Group (和聲中樂團) is a Chinese music group founded in 2001 in Bandung, Indonesia. The group seeks to promote a wide variety of world music based on Indonesian culture (keroncong, sundanese, batak) using Chinese musical instruments, as well as exploring contemporary styles.

In addition to regular concerts, the group presents workshops and other out-reach activities to a wide range of groups within the Indonesian cultural community. Since its founding, the group has performed throughout Indonesia to promote cultural blend. In Indonesia the group has been featured at the Solo International Keroncong Festival,[1] the Kuta Karnival, Pesta Keroncong Johor 2011 and the Afro-Asian Conference 50th Anniversary.


Chinese Keroncong @ IKF Solo 2008.
  1. Charity Concert @ CiWalk 2005 "Harmony in Humanity" for Aceh tsunami
  2. Collaboration Concert with Keroncong Merah Putih 2003
  3. Chinese Sundanese Concert with Nano Suratno 2004
  4. Afro Asia Art & Culture Festival 2005
  5. Indonesian Chinese Music Orchestra Concert 2006
  6. Commemorating 50 years Cultural Cooperation Indonesia - China 2007
  7. International Keroncong Festival 2008 Solo [2]
  8. Simple Gift Concert with Lippo Village Community Choir & Orchestra 2009
  9. Indonesian Culture in Harmony Music Concert 2010 with Ega R-Bot Percussion & OPM Solo[3]
  10. Pesta Keroncong Johor 2011 in Johor Bahru[4][5]



  • Yangqin
    • 林燮明 (Lin Xieming aka Andry Harmony[6])
  • Guzheng
    • 廖嘉玲(Liao Jialing aka Karlina Jayalaksana)
  • Vocalist
    • 姚素萍 (Yao Suping aka Erlinna Jauw)
    • Catya Ayu Reynalda


Studio albums (original works)[edit]


  • Pokoké Mak Nyus


Most of these CDs were released in Indonesia


External links[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ (Indonesia) Kompas, “Bengawan Solo" dalam Musik Tradisional China” <http://nasional.kompas.com/read/2008/12/13/01194152/quotbengawan.soloquot.da
  2. ^ (Indonesia) Kompas, "Malaysia Ramaikan Festival Keroncong Internasional" <http://nasional.kompas.com/read/2008/12/05/2158414/malaysia.ramaikan.festival.keroncong.internasional
  3. ^ (Indonesia) Suara Merdeka, “ OPM Liar, China Ceria, dan Sunda Rancak” <http://suaramerdeka.com/v1/index.php/read/cetak/2010/08/19/120909/OPM-Liar-China-Ceria-dan-Sunda-Rancak
  4. ^ (Malaysia) News Strait Times,“ State of Keroncong on the upbeat” <http://www.nst.com.my/nst/articles/jproncong2/Article
  5. ^ <http://e.nst.com.my/nst/articles/jproncong2/Article/art_print
  6. ^ (Indonesia) The Jakarta Globe, “My Jakarta: Andry, Chinese Musician” <http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/myjakarta/my-jakarta-andry-chinese-musician/420263>