Gamelan is a compulsory lesson in school. In addition to special gamelan teachers they also often study with famous Javanese musicians. Besides that many foreign tourists came to school and watched them playing gamelan.
Javanese Gamelan is a music ensemble that usually accentuates metallophones, xylophone, drums and gongs. The music created in Javanese Gamelan comes from a mixture of gongs, kenong and other Javanese musical instruments. The rhythm of music is generally soft and reflects the harmony of life, as is the principle of life adopted in general by Javanese society.Gamelan is part of the curriculum in Sekolah Alam Pacitan and is a compulsory extracurricular for children. Children from an early age are taught to play gamelan and are staged on various annual art performances.