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Jalan Ki Hajar Dewantara 19, Kentingan Jebres, Surakarta, 57126 Java, Indonesia
+62 271 646 175
Sarjana S1 (=Bachelor of Arts). Studies in traditional music, (karawitan), performance (gamelan, guitar), Western music history and theory, ethnomusicology, shadow puppet theatre, traditional dance and crafts.
Sarjana S2 (=Master of Arts). In composition, artistic studies. This degree was offered for the first time in 2000. S3 (=Doctoral program).
Diplomas in music, dance, technical drawing and stage management.
Founded as the Academy of Karawitan Arts in 1964 this institution was established in its present form in 2006. It is a public art institution consisting of two sections - School of Performing Arts and Faculty of Fine Art and Design. The School of Performing Arts has five departments: ethnomusicology, Karawitan (traditional performance), shadow puppetry, theatre and dance. There are major studies in music performance, theory/composition and research, with specialisation in Javanese styles. The Faculty owns a number of gamelans as well as other traditional instruments (angklungs, kulintang, glockenspiels). The Institute welcomes foreign students of which there is currently a large number.