School of Music

Djoko Walujo

Djoko Walujo
Djoko Walujo studied music at the Indonesian Arts Institute and law at the University of Gajah Mada in Jogyakarta, Java. He has been a music professor at the Indonesian Arts Institute from 1975 until coming to CalArts as a Visiting Artist in 1992. He studied gamelan music from an early age with many well known teachers, including Raden Lurah Dhamowijoyo, Raden Ngabehi Prawira Pangrawit, Raden Mas Handoyo Kusuma, Bapak Harjaswara, Bapak Sunardi Wisnubrata, Bapak Promono, Bapak Hadi Sumarta and K.R.T. Wasitodiningrat, who formerly also taught at CalArts. He has performed widely, composed music for dance and drama and received awards from the Javanese Ministry of Education, Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta, The Radio Republic of Indonesia and the governor of Central Java.