Revisiting Old Curriculum as The Evaluation Basis of Current Classical Guitar Studies at Indonesian Undergraduate Studies in Music

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Andre Indrawan


The learning process of classical guitar at Yogyakarta Indonesian Institute of the Arts used to be a national reference. Since split into four independent programs and the last curriculum revision, classical guitar teaching across study programs requires hard work amid ambiguous and overlapping curricula. The research aims to uncover the excellence of the old curriculum as a historical foundation in evaluating current models of classical guitar learning. Using qualitative methods with a document analysis and archival approach, this seeks to overview the old curriculum. The research stages include separating primary data from secondary data. The results are then formulated based on primary data. Finally, supporting data was used to corroborate the findings. This study results in an overview of the early structure of seven guitar skill levels and their position in the learning system that prevailed to be complete in the first six semesters. The use of the level structure depended on the course package on different programs and concentrations in the Department of Music. Contributing to the findings of this research is the concept of problem-solving in the current classical guitar curriculum in the music study program as a prototype model of the ideal learning process in the future.


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Indrawan, A. (2023). Revisiting Old Curriculum as The Evaluation Basis of Current Classical Guitar Studies at Indonesian Undergraduate Studies in Music. Virtuoso: Jurnal Pengkajian Dan Penciptaan Musik, 6(1), 92–113.


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