Karawitan Study Program

About the Karawitan Arts Study Program

Graduate Profile

The curriculum for the Karawitan Arts Study Program Faculty of Performing Arts ISI Denpasar as an implementation of the study program’s vision and mission is reflected in the graduate profile. The profile of graduates of the Karawitan Arts Study Program have the main ability or competence as assessors, creators, and presenters of musical arts according to the IQF 6. Assessment graduates of the Karawitan Arts Study Program are able to apply various theories in solving various musical art phenomena critically, contextually, and interdisciplinary. The reviewers are competent as researchers, curators, critics and consultants of karawitan art. Art creators graduated from the Karawitan Arts Study Program are able to create musical compositions: traditional karawitan, innovation karawitan, contemporary music, and digital music compositions, as well as karawitan for other purposes (dance, theater, ballet, film music illustrations). Presenters graduated from the Karawitan Art Study Program are able to present/play musical works of classical, traditional, modern and contemporary styles.

In addition to these three main competencies, graduates of the Karawitan Art Study Program also have additional competencies as coaches and entrepreneurs. The coach acts as an instructor, teacher, and trainer for musical arts. Entrepreneurs act as business managers/owners: gamelan tuners and/or providers of musical instruments/equipment; art studio/community, both production and performance. The intended graduate profile is attached to graduates of the Karawitan Arts Study Program with a Bachelor of Arts degree (S.Sn).

Graduate Competence Standard

From the determination of the graduate profile, it is possible to specify the competencies needed to carry this type of graduate profile. This tabulation is the result of discussions with professional organizations, study program associations, stakeholders, communities in need and also information from professional alumni.


Graduate Profile Required competencies Profession Opportunities
As Creator
    • Mastery of theory, concept of composition, principles and techniques of creating musical compositions
    • Understanding the human factor in karawitan art
    • Having knowledge of art, mastering local and international musical traditions and culture
    • Mastering musical presentation techniques
  • Have leadership and decision maker skills
  • Able to produce musical works
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
    Interdisciplinary Collaboration Capability
  • Have expertise in the artistic and aesthetic fields that support the process of creating karawitan works of art
  • Mastering the Code, Regulations and construction standards that apply to the construction of an artistic environment
  • Mastering computer composition applications
    Understanding environmental studies and local wisdom as a support in the process of creating works
  • Mastering managerial skills
    Have aesthetic intuition and understanding of visual aesthetic applications in karawitan
  • Understand professional ethics and professionalism
  • Composer
  • Karawitan Expert Consultant
  • Artperfmance
  • Designer
  • Art Director
  • Artist
As Reviewer
  • Mastery of Research Methods
  • Have real problem sensitivity
  • Understand the scientific mindset
  • Having insight into art, mastering musical traditions and local and international culture
  • Able to do musical art criticism
  • Able to produce scientific writing
  • Able to compile the concept of performing arts
  • Researcher
  • Critic
  • Curator
  • Consultant
  • Content Creators
  • Reporter
  • Author
  • Drafter
As Presenter
  • Mastering products and materials in Balinese karawitan
  • Mastering the concepts and philosophies of traditional Balinese karawitan
  • Able to compile the concept of karawitan
  • Able to compile a cost estimate and technical specifications for Balinese karawitan
  • Have sensitivity to problems in society.
  • Understanding environmental studies and local wisdom as a support in the process of creating karawitan works
  • Mastering managerial skills
  • Studio manager / manager
  • Professional Karawitan
  • Player
    Gamelan tuning
  • Gamelan instrument maker

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The Karawitan Arts study program has Accreditation A from BAN-PT

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Student Achievement

Certificate Student Achievement (Download)


Agreement Karawitan Study Program (Download)

Sample Theses

Sample Theses Karawitan Study Program (Download)


Admission Karawitan Study Program (Download)


The ISI Denpasar Karawitan Art Study Program provides a variety of student facilities to support educational activities

Student Organization

The ISI Denpasar Karawitan Art Study Program has student organizations spread across the scope of the organization, starting from study programs, faculties, to institutes. This includes the Student Activity Unit (UKM).

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