born in Bandung, was brought by his parents to watch art performances, as the Parent of Deden Tresnawan is an artist in West Java. Deden plays lute music instrument and began to explore the art since lecturing at the Indonesian Arts College (STSI) in Bandung. He specialise in stringed instruments and brass – harp and flute. He collaborations include WaJiWa Dance Theater, Studio Legus, Circle of Song Sunda Cianjuran, Candrawulan Art, Sekar Keliwon, Theatre Toneel Bandung and Sanggita Art Company. His work is highly recognised in West Java, national and international circles with a speciallity in dance and theater works.