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Deadlines for Cudamani Summer Institute

Application/fee ($25 USD)  Extended deadline April 15, 2023

EARLY  registration/tuition fee secures a room choice of private room.   May 1, 2023

Tuition Payment in full –  June 1, 2023

Selection Criteria

GAMELAN: We invite individuals who have music experience to apply to the music program. Once you are in classes, Music Director Dewa Berata will help create study groups that include both beginners and experienced gamelan players.  Balinese gamelan provides a challenging and supportive learning environment for all levels of experience and ability. Those with no previous gamelan experience are encouraged to listen to recordings of gamelan before you arrive to help develop your understanding of the music.  Music background is required.

DANCE (2023 will include dance study with minimum enrollment of six):  The study of dance is open to all dancers regardless of level.  Classes are structured in a way that nurtures community and friendship and also allows each person to grow artistically. Beginners will develop a strong understanding of the techniques of male and female dance and experienced Balinese dancers will have an opportunity to expand repertoire and deepen your understanding of the most profound principals of Balinese dance.

Tuition with housing (in USD) : double occupancy: $2000; private room: $2,400.  For 2023 we will offer a registration special youth rate (18-22 year) double occupancy (with registered adult): $1500.  A youth (14-18 yrs ) rooming in parents private room $1,100 (this is a rollaway bed).  Please know that some years we need to secure additional rooms from our primary lodging. 

Tuition without housing $1500 (in USD)

Income from CSI  benefits the year round instruction of the Çudamani’s youth program.

If you have any questions, please email

Method of payment:

1.  Zelle request from  Foundation for World Arts. Requires your bank can transfer funds with ZELLE.

2.  Wire funds to Chase Bank:
Foundation for World Arts
Account number:  528313957
Routing number:322271627 (paper & electronic)
Paypal and credit card payments can be arranged but have additional  surcharges.
Application Form

CSI Application Form

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