• Choral,  Sacred

    Mass of Light

    The Mass of Light is a parody mass based on my previous work, Cahaya Purnama (“Moonlight”, 2017). The themes borrowed from Cahaya Purnama occur in every movement yet with various tonality and rhythm, written in double choir motet, inspired by Rheinberger’s Mass in E flat major op. 109, Cantus missae (1878). While this mass setting is written for double mixed choir, Credo became the only song where both choirs are unified, representing the unified parishioners proclaiming their faith.Adapting the Roman Catholic church tradition since the Medieval towards the Renaissance period, there are parts written imitating the Gregorian chant, while other parts are written in antiphonal style, a style that is…

  • Choral,  Secular

    Good Day!

    Composed for SSA, piano and violin for D’One Children Choir, Rudi Christmas, conductor. The text of the song is very simple, just a happy kid in a happy day, knowing that it’s a good day to have a good day! This piece can be purchased from our Shop page.

  • Choral,  Secular

    Bimbang

    Composed for SATB divisi acapella. Bimbang (“Anxious”) is written when I feel so unsure of life, where to go, just as the title depict. It was commissioned by Cantabile Choir, Anggie Wibawanto, conductor.

  • Choral,  Folksong

    Sik Sik Sibatumanikam

    A Tapanuli folksong arranged for SA divisi and piano. Commissioned by Tirtamarta Children Choir, Margaretha Santoso Pardede, conductor for Penabur International Choir 2022. This score is published by Tabernacle Women’s Choir. Click here to purchase.

  • Blog

    You Are My Sunshine

    A tune that brainwashed me since Sunday after rehearsal, thus I made this short arrangement. Applied some unconventional vocal lines I love since it is fun to get some spicy chords, isn’t it? You are my sunshine,my only sunshineYou make me happywhen skies are grayYou'll never know, dear,how much I love youPlease don't take my sunshine away…

  • Choral,  Secular

    Warmin’-up!

    During the Covid-19 global pandemic time, a lot of us have to limit our activities outside, including choir rehearsals. We as one of lucky choirs who still able to practice online, are still missing the face to face rehearsal, especially the vocalizing. This is another warming up song written for SATB, also available for SSAA acapella. (Jakarta, May 30th, 2020) Recorded by PSM ITB and PSM Untar

  • Solos & Ensembles,  Voice

    Pendar Cahaya

    This song is written as requested by Indah Pristanti as an appreciation for the medical team who work hard during the pandemic. The main theme was inspired by Robert Schumann’s Traumerei. (Jakarta, July 26th, 2021) Recorded by Indah Pristanti, mezzo-soprano Choir: Andreas A. Sebastian, Cherly Susanti, Disi Budi Utami, Iryanthi Makangiras, Vernando Glorious Images courtesy of Pertamedika IHC

  • Choral,  Sacred,  Solos & Ensembles,  Voice

    Our Father

    The Lord’s prayer written for AMDG Choir and Guting Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Taipei, Taiwan. It includes the Doxology to the Lord’s Prayer. (Taipei, May 9th, 2022) Recorded by Alexandra Katya, soprano

  • Choral,  Secular,  Voice

    Cahaya Purnama (SA and Piano)

    This piece is originally composed for mixed choir in 2017 and made into SA and Piano arrangement in 2022. The title Cahaya Purnama means moonlight, taken from the name of the 15th governor of Jakarta, Basuki Tjahaya Purnama (read: Basuki Cahaya Purnama) who has inspired Cherly at the time she wrote this piece because he has made a lot of good changes toward Jakarta, Indonesia, where the composer has grown up. (Taipei, April 22nd, 2022) Click here for more purchasing information. Alexandra Katya, soprano Cherly Susanti, mezzo-soprano Elaine Christlee, piano

  • Choral,  Secular

    Vocalizing

    During the Covid-19 global pandemic time, a lot of us have to limit our activities outside, including choir rehearsals. We as one of lucky choirs who still able to practice online, are still missing the face to face rehearsal, especially the vocalizing. This piece is written by for all of us who miss the vocalizing part of our rehearsal. (Jakarta, April 20th, 2020) Recorded by Feixiang Choir Jakarta