Poedijono, OAM, Satya Lencana Pak Poedijono died peacefully in a Melbourne hospital at 5.53pm on 30 January 2021. Music and performing-art lovers in Melbourne and other cities in Australia will remember him as a tireless, enthusiastic and highly talented performer and promoter of the Javanese performing arts in Melbourne. For many years he taught […]
About Margaret Kartomi
Margaret J. Kartomi is Emeritus Professor at Monash University in Melbourne, specialising in Musicology and Ethnomusicology. She was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1984, made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1991, and received the Cultural Award for Contributions to Traditional Indonesian Music from Indonesia’s Ministry of Education and Culture in 2016.
with contributions by Martin M. van Bruinessen, Richard Castles, Barbara Leigh, Michael Leigh, David Mitchell, Halina Nowicka, Anthony Reid, and Heather Sutherland. Lance Castles, portrait by Yasin Tiar, 1999 Lance Castles died peacefully in Melbourne’s Highgrove Aged Care home on 27th August 2020, his mind remaining lucid to the end. He was a pioneering and […]