Dhany Yufisa, S.Sn., M.Mus.

dhany.jpgDhany Yufisa received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance with scholarship from UPH Conservatory of Music, major in Percussions (2004). In 2006, continued his musical education at Musicians Institute / Percussions Institute of Technology in Hollywood - California. Holds a Master of Education Degree in Educational Technology from Universitas Pelita Harapan (2014). Began studying music seriously at LPM Farabi in 1999 with some of the Indonesian artists renowned musicians and music educators such as Eddy Syakroni and Taufan Goenarso.
 
During his time at Musicians Institute, he studied drums in particular under guidance of Stewart Jean (Bo Diddley, Musicians Institute), Fred Dinkins (The Emotion, L.A. session musician), and Andrew Megna (Lao Taizer, L.A. session musician). He also learned from several great drummers and music teachers  at  Musicians Intitute like Gary Hess (The author of The Encyclopedia of Reading Rhythms), Tim McIntyre (Musicians Institute), Donny Gruendler (Rhett Frazier Inc.), Jeff Bowders (Paul Gilbert), Rob Carson (winner of World Snare Drum Championship), and Gary Garbatini (Musicians Institute).
 
Founder and leader of several Pop / Rock / Alternative bands such as X'in Band (1995-1997), ARSNOVA (1997-1999), Undercover (1999), Lighthouse (1999), 180 (2000), Pakudewo (2001-2006) and Yufie (2010-2012). Experienced perform with his band in many music festival and band competition in Jakarta and surrounding areas. Got some of the achievements such as winner of APHO Band Festival Karawaci (1999), winner of Abba Band Festival (1999), Band Favorite and The Best Song achievement of Abba Band Festival (1999), winner of Wagega Music Contest (2001), Band Favourite achievement of Wagega Music Contest (2001). Music album compilation achievement of A Mild Live-Indonesia Music Festival II (2003).
 
As a professional musician / drummer, experienced to work with several national musician artists such as Judika (Indonesian Idol), Be3 (AB Three), etc. As an active music educator, he has teaching experience in several renowned musical institutions in Indonesia such as Mainstream School of Arts, Jakarta Drums School (JDS), Institut Musik Indonesia (IMI) and Purwacaraka Music Studio. Currently active as Coordinator of Contemporary Drums and also Deputy Department of Music, at UPH Conservatory of Music.