Growing up as a musician and being surrounded by remarkable teachers who served as inspiring role models has profoundly shaped my teaching philosophy. The transformative impact these educators made on my musical journey instilled me a deep sense of responsibillity and passion for guiding aspiring musicians on thier own paths of discovery. I believe music has the power to transform lives and inspire individuals of all ages. It is my goal to inspire and guide my students, helping them navigate challenges they may encounter while instilling in them a strong work ethic, discipline, and a deep sense of artistic integrity. By fostering a nurturing and supportive environment will encourage students to explore their unique musicality as well as their technical foundations. As an educator, not only I strive to share musical knowledge and skills but also to pursue a lifelong love and appreciation for music. I firmly believe that music is a universal language that connects people, and I am dedicated to create a fun and meaningful learning experience in class. In essence, my teaching philosophy is grounded in the belief that every student has the ability to achieve musical greatness. By providing positive guidance, encouragement, and inspiration, I aim to empower my students to embark on their own musical journeys with passion and enthusiasm, giving them the tools they need to become skilled musicians as well as compassionate and expressive artists.
I started learning piano at Yamaha Music School Jakarta, Indonesia at the age of 5 where I was enrolled in the Junior Special Advanced Course. As I grew older, I realised that music has been a huge part of my early childhood. My thirst for musical knowledge grew stronger, and I sought out additional guidance from private instructors. That's when I was fortunate enough to cross paths with Dr. Edith Widayani, acclaimed as Indonesia's most celebrated pianist. She challenged me to push the boundaries of my skills, encouraging me to explore my creativity in music. At the age of 15, I moved to Beijing, China and had the privilege to study under the guidance of Prof. Ling Yuan at the Central Conservatory of Music. It was a period of immense growth, as I learned to channel my passion and dedication into my performances, aiming to create the quality of music I wish to express. I am currently pursuing my Undergraduate Degree at the UBC School of Music under the guidance of Dr. David Fung, a renowned Steinway Artist and chamber musician.
1st Prize Winner Ananda Sukarlan Award 2020
Gold Prize Winner 2nd WPTA Singapore International Piano Competition
Prize Winner 2nd WPTA Finland International Piano Competition
2nd Prize Winner Ananda Sukarlan Award 2018
1st Prize Winner Indonesia National Piano Competition
3rd Prize Winner Ananda Sukarlan Award 2016
2nd Prize Winner Ananda Sukarlan Junior Award
3rd Prize Winner Yamaha Piano Competition
Marnie Carter Scholarship Recipient & International Student Scholarship in UBC Music
I spent most of my childhood attending music festivals, competitions, and recitals. I used to eagerly anticipate the upcoming competition or music festival I could attend since I always felt that I could gain so much from the experience and by listening to other great musicians. I have attended several masterclasses with world's renowned pianists such as Jean-Louis Haguenaeur, Ananda Sukarlan, Henry Kramer. I have also participate in the ABRSM Piano and Theory exams, achieving Distiction Mark, and in 2015, I was invited to perform at the ABRSM High Scorer's Concert in Bali, Indonesia.
30 Minutes: $39.00
45 Minutes: $49.00
60 Minutes: $59.00
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