The least important are not forbidden to dream of great things, and even modestly to aim at them, according to the measure of their abilities.

Liszt to Antal Augusz

Folk Music Department

Head of Department:

Pál Richter

musicologist, professor



  • Folk strings instruments, programme leader: Péter Árendás associate professor
  • Folk plucked instruments, programme leader: Gábor Eredics assistant lecturer
  • Folk woodwind instruments, programme leader: Zoltán Juhász lecturer
  • Folk cimbalom, programme leader: Kálmán Balogh lecturer
  • Folk singing, programme leader: Ágnes Szabó
  • Folk theory, programme leader: Pál Richter professor
Currently the Department does not offer courses in English.