Choral Works


Solos & Ensembles


  • Angin
    Angin (The Wind) was a setting based on a poem written by Bagus Syafrieza Paradhika, dedicated to Okie Hosea (July 8th, 1981-July 30th, 2020). The music implies a lot of word painting technique such as ‘rainbow’, ‘ stop’, and others. (Jakarta, April 24th, 2020) Mendesau berkesah berhembus lirih Menyampaikan pesan Kesan malam merindukan nurani Memimpikan […]
  • Jelang Tengah Malam
    Jelang Tengah Malam is the last song of Cherly’s Siklus Hidup. This particular song is written in Gb major. The lyrics specifically contain no rolling “r” due to Cherly’s difficulties in spelling rolling “r”. This song is about someone who is remembering one’s life, approaching the end of the ‘night’. Jelang tengah malam kupejamkan mataku […]
  • Perjalanan Angan
    Perjalanan Angan (Journey of Thoughts) was inspired by the busy traffic in Jakarta. Cherly described the beginning as someone is walking through a crowded situation where people are chatting, the cars are honking, a bakso (meatball) seller is passing by and the ambulance’s siren is heard, when suddenly the thoughts of that person slowly enters […]
  • Di Bawah Lembayung Senja
    Di Bawah Lembayung Senja is the second piece of Cherly’s Siklus Hidup. This particular song is written in B minor as requested by Prajna Indrawati, a collaborative pianist whom requested Cherly to write a piano piece in B minor. The lyrics specifically contain no rolling “r” due to Cherly’s difficulties in spelling rolling “r”. This […]
  • Tentang Jarak
    Cherly wrote this song on the 100th day of 2020, and it was the 27th day of social distancing, which was done due to the government’s regulation in regards of global pandemic situation. The text itself was inspired by her longing of family and friends, with a hope that we can finally meet again after […]