FARABI MUSIC EDUCATION CENTER was founded and led by Indonesian musician and Cultural Icon Dwiki Dharmawan on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of classical and contemporary music. For more than 20 Years, the Farabi Music Course has evolved to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. With more than a dozen performances and nonperformance majors, a diverse and talented student body representing all Indonesia’s 33 Provinces. The alumnae of Farabi are the Indonesia’s premier learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow.
The mission of Farabi Music Education Center is to educate, and train students to excel in music as a career. Farabi also concern in to develop music talents to be ready for entering the higher music institution
Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work—the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity—are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience.
Founded on classical and jazz . Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today’s music professional. We also introduce cross-cultural music, especially traditional Indonesian music.
- To define and refine the individual talents of our students and to
prepare them for careers in music that reflects the diversity of
expression and opportunities that define music today.
- To enable our students to employ their musical education in a global
- To encourage our students to appreciate and apply music’s
enormous force for the enrichment of society and intercultural
- To promote a climate of respect for personal and cultural differences.
- To encouraging and supporting Indonesian Youth Music Education.
- To provide an environment in which all know that they are full and
Valued members of the community.
- To value ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional
Life by establishing a community that values integrity in all
Farabi Music Education Center was founded on two revolutionary ideas: that musicianship could be taught through the music of the time; and that our students need practical, professional skills for successful, sustainable music careers.
For over 20 Years, we’ve demonstrated our commitment to this approach by wholeheartedly embracing change. We update our curriculum and technology to make them more relevant, and attract diverse students who reflect the multiplicity of influences in today’s music. We prepare our students for a lifetime of professional and personal growth through the study of the arts, sciences, and humanities. And we are developing new initiatives to reach and influence an ever-widening audience.
More than a music course, Farabi has become the Indonesia’s singular learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow. Reflecting the interplay between music and culture; an environment where aspiring music professionals learn how to integrate new ideas, adapt to changing musical genres, and showcase their distinctive skills in an evolving community. We are at the center of Indonesia’s network in music industry.