The department was established in 1960 by a group of post-graduates from the Gnesin Institute in Moscow. It quickly won recognition both in this country and abroad: many students of the department were awarded prizes at various prestigious festivals and competitions. Always prominent among the prize-winners are either balalaika or bayan players.
INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE - FOLK INSTRUMENTS
- Bachelor Degree: 53.03.02 «The Art of Instrumental Music Performance» Folk instruments: accordion, bayan, guitar, domra, balalaika
- Bachelor Degree: 53.03.05 «Conducting»
- Specialist Degree: 53.05.01 «The Art of Concert Performance» Folk instruments: accordion, bayan, guitar, domra, balalaika
- Post Graduate Performance Course: 53.09.01 «The Art of Instrumental Music Performance»
- Special training course
- Preparatory course