‘Building Community, Educating Musicians, Performing Great Music’

The Community Music Center is located in Lippo Village, Tangerang, Indonesia. CMC is a non profit organization (registered Yayasan Pendidikan Musik Klasik Indonesia) founded in 2006 and the home of many musical endeavors that reach a broad audience in the Tangerang area and beyond.

CMC Indonesia Mission

  • Educate children from an early age to play an instrument and appreciate classical music with special emphasis on the Suzuki philosophy and Method.
  • Provide musicians with a cultural and social gathering opportunity where players & singers can meet and work together.
  • Enhance the quality of life in our communities through excellence in the performance of a range of music repertoire.
  • Provide opportunities for members to play with an orchestra, working with different conductors, learning a part and playing with a full complement of instruments.
  • Educate audiences in orchestra and choir music through regular subscription series of performances and learning opportunities.
  • Associate with other performing arts organizations, including performing and touring outside of the Jakarta area to serve, foster good relationships and raise the standard of the performers.
  • Establish a performance group and a supportive audience that by its organizational and operational structures fosters a spirit of cooperation and goodwill in the community and ensures its long-term existence.

CMC’s 250 members reach a wide audience through the following programs

  1. Children’s Choirs and children’s music education programs
  2. Music Lessons in Traditional and Suzuki Method for violin, cello & piano
  3. Adult Choir
  4. Strings Orchestra
  5. Symphony Orchestra
  6. Collaborative events with other schools & institutions

CMC Board of Directors

  • Therese Wirakesuma
  • Antonius Priyanto
  • Theresia Subrata
  • Dr. Dedi Tedjakusnadi
  • Kim Anton
  • Dedie Suherlan
  • Rebecca Wirakesuma
  • Emmeline Hambali
  • Novita Tedy Asihto
  • Nancy Chinthia, CMC Admissions
  • Fidella Graine, Children’s Choirs Coordinator
  • Christian Tanubrata, Adult Choir Coordinator

Our Teachers

Recent Events

OCEANS Concert – May 12, 2019

OCEANS Concert – May 12, 2019

OCEANS featured music from Classical pieces to Disney tunes for the purpose of raising awareness of the importance of conserving our precious ocean and its resources.  It was presented by children from Suzuki Music Association of Indonesia, Camerata Indonesia String...


Our guitar teacher, Mr. Anhar has an extensive guitar training and experience in working with children.

He took his Suzuki guitar training from Zeah Riordan, a teacher trainer for the Suzuki Music Association of Indonesia (SMAI)

He currently hold a position guitar teacher coordinator in SMAI.

Besides years of teaching experience with CMC, he's also active in Be Sharp, non-profit organization who support low socioeconomic children to learn classical music.

Open Registration for both online and in-person class.
For more information, contact us by whatapps or DM.

Open Registration for both online and in-person class.
For more information, contact us by whatapps or DM.

Community Music Center Indonesia presents:

*_Repetition in Play_*

A parent discussion with the experts:

Therese Wirakesuma, B. Ed, MA (CMC founder)
Serafin Yusuf M. Ed. (Family Counselor Activist)
Caroline Jong (CMC Program director) as Moderator

📅 Friday, 19 November 2021
🕖 18:00 WIB
📍 Zoom Meeting ID: 944 0706 0358
Passcode: 191121


_"An unlimited amount of ability can develop when parent and child are having fun together." - Dr. Shinichi Suzuki_

IG live!
With Stephen Cahyadi
Former Vice President of SMAI
Lead piano teacher of SMAI


15 October 2021
19.00 WIB


MC Workshop

by Andre Loong

The MC can really make a recital interesting and enjoyable. Since many of the teachers feel uncomfortable in this role we will have a workshop lead by Andre Loong to prepare for the MC role!
There are 2 days workshop and have different topic:

Sunday, 3 October 2021 at 13.00 WIB
Sunday, 17 October 2021 at 13.00 WIB

IG live
With *Therese Wirakesuma*
Friday, October 1, 2021
19.00 WIB 20.00 WITA

I can Do it!
Nurturing independence in your children

See you on IG live @community.music.center.ind @therese_w_

IG live
With Maulida Nur Isnaini
Violin teacher at Sumatra conservatoire - Medan

Will sharing about how fun is online learning. How we keep the love, sacrifice and commitment to keep our children grow in love of music

Friday, August 6, 2021
19.00 WIB
@m0l1d @community.music.center.ind

"The Music in my life, will set my spirit free"

Enjoy the spiit of the music at

"As Long as I Have Music Concert"

Featuring Cantare Jubilate, Celestial Rainbow Choir, Allegria Bluebirds Voice, and CCC Alumni

Saturday, July 3, 2021
7 pm
Premieres at Cappriccioso Children's Choir Official YouTube Channel

Link on IG @Cappricciosochildrens bio

see you there!

IG live

*Music at Home*

Will discuss from what to why we should start good music at home.

With Ari Herdi
The founder of Sekolah Montessori Kiara Karitas

25 June 2021

Don't miss it and stay tune!

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