Gamelan Dewi Malam

Music from Bali

About Us

Our Story


 Gamelan Dewi Malam - the Gamelan of the Queen of the Night - is a community Balinese gamelan orchestra based in Tucson, Arizona. We play both sitting gamelan angklung and processional gamelan beleganjur.  The group is named after the beautiful night-blooming Queen of the Night cactus that is native to Tucson and magically blooms only one night each year.  

What Inspires Us


Inspired by the beautiful and magical music and culture of Bali, we perform music faithful to the traditions of gamelan as seen and heard in Bali. Our instruments are traditional Balinese angklung and belaganjur instruments brought from Bali.

Our Influences


Playing traditional Balinese music taught by Balinese masters including I Nyoman Sumandhi, I Wayan Suweca, I Nyoman Wenten, I Wayan Rai, and I Nyoman Sedana, and with offerings of flowers, incense and holy water, we bring the magic of Bali to every performance. 

Upcoming Performances

Please click on the Upcoming Performances link at the top of this page for more information on upcoming performances.


Tohono Chul Park, April 2019

5:30pm - 8pm

Tohono Chul Park

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Tohono Chul Park, April 2019

Please join us for a magical evening of art and music. Gamelan Dewi Malam returns to Tohono Chul Park for the opening of the new ON THE DESERT: An Exploration of Fibers exhibition. Admission is free.

5:30pm - 8pm

Tohono Chul Park


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Gamelan Dewi Malam

Tucson, Arizona