Agus Teja is the youngest of 4 children. He was born in April 1982 in Junjungan Ubud Bali. He studied Balinese and contemporary music at Institut Seni Indonesia Denpasar from 2000 till 2004. From 2003 until 2008 Augs performed and aought traditional Balinese music as well as contemporary music all over Bali. Furthermore, Hinduism is a big part of his daily life. Praying and daily offerings to the gods is as much part of his life as composing and rehearsing.
Agus Teja founded Gus Teja World Music in 2009. He built and tuned the Tingklik Baro (Balinese bamboo percussion instrument ), Slokro / Slonding Chromatic ( Balinese metal instrument ) and flute himself. In 2010 he released his first album called “Rhythm of Paradise,” wWhich is now one of the best selling Albums in Bali.
Gus Teja World Music is an ethnic music group that blends traditional music instruments such as slonding, tingklik, drums, and flute combined with modern musical instruments like guitar and bass guitar. Gus Teja World Music features flutes from all around the world, like the Native American Flute, Shakuhachi, Pan Flute, Bansuri, and of course also Balinese flute.