—This research is aim to describe how one finding
flow experience in his music activity, experiencing flow and
feeling the impact of flow experience to his music career and life.
The research method used is qualitative, intrinsic study case.
The participants are two famous jazz musicians in Bandung,
West Java, Indonesia. Data collecting used are in-depth
interview, participant observation and document. The result
shows that participant who has environment support especially
from his music teacher is not only easier to find and experience
flow, but also find happiness as impact of his flow experience.
On the other hand, another participant who doesn’t have
environment support especially from his family and have
personality disposition to use his cognition, is struggling to find
his flow experience in playing music, but then he finally find it
when composing music.
—Flow, music, happiness.
Dewi Sartika is with the Bandung Islamic University, West Java,
Indonesia (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Dewi Sartika and Saraya Ikramina Husna, " Finding Flow Experience in Music Activity," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 155-158, 2014.