Study program “Georgian Folk music”

Length: 10 month (60 credits)

Enrollment in program: It is desirable for the applicant to have musical education of  BA/ primary level, or corresponding knowledge.

Aim of the  Program: To teach theoretical and practical course of Georgian folk music to foreign citizens also to teach playing at least 2 instruments

Program includes:

Study Component – individual/group study with course leaders – 255 hours

Practice – Expedition in Georgian regions – 480 Hours

Independent activities – At the Conservatoire library (internet), audio library, folk music laboratory – 480 Hours

Preparation of the final essay – 400 Hours


The compulsory  subjects are:

Georgian  Language – 60 hours

Theory  of Georgian   folk music   – 60 hours

Practice in Georgian   folk music –   30 hours

Folk music transcription – 30 hours

Georgian  instruments – 40 hours

Georgian mythology in the context of Caucasian mythology – 30 hours

Georgian   folk music  in the context of Georgian culture–  20 hours.


After the completion of the course a certificate of V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire will be awarded