Musical Director, Director, Artistic Producer
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Susan Sarah John holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts in Music from University Malaya, Diploma of Performing Arts from ASWARA, and Sound Recording Diploma from SAE School of Audio Engineering.
Susan studied the Wayang Kulit from the late Pak Hamzah Awang Amat (renowned Wayang Kulit Master).
Began her journey exploring contemporary gamelan music under the tutelage of Maestro Sunetra Fernando, and maestros in traditional Malay and Balinese Gamelan, Contemporary Javanese Gamelan from Y. Subowo for Wangi Jadi Saksi, written and directed by U-Wei bin Haji Saari.
Creator & Artistic Producer of Hands Percussion’s “Tchaikovsky On Gamelan”(2014). Musical Director for Rhythm in Bronze’s Open Concert In Esplanade, Singapore (2009), Hands Percussion’s “The Next at Istana Budaya”(2014), Masakini Theatre Company’s “Wayang Mak Yong” (2019), and “Han”(2018- stage director).