UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

I Nyoman Wenten
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Ethnomusicology
Department: Ethnomusicology
UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology
Address2: 2539 Schoenberg Music Building CA
Campus Mail Code: 165706
Phone: 310-206-3033
Fax: 310-206-4738
Email: nwenten@yahoo.com
Keywords: Asia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Music

I Nyoman Wenten is one of Bali's most versatile dancers and musicians. He is well known for his abilities in Javanese as well as his native Balinese dance and music.  He has taught at the National Academy of Dance in both Bali and Java, and at many music and dance programs in the United States , including the Center for World Music, San Jose State University, University of Wisconsin, University of Washington, San Francisco State University, UCLA, UCSD and San Diego State University. He has toured and performed throughout the United States, the People's Republic of China, the Philippines, Japan, Mexico, and Europe, and recently assisted the Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia as director of music, dance, as well as the language program for the Indonesian Cultural Center.  In addition to teaching at UCLA, he is currently Chair of Balinese and Javanese Music and Dance, World Music at California Institute of the Arts.