Firdy Salim F. Salim, B.Mus., M.Mus.

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Firdy Salim was born in Jakarta, has studied with the late Juwono Pranoto and afterwards with Iswargia R. Sudarno. After acquiring a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, he pursued higher music education in The Netherlands to fulfill his lifelong passion in teaching.
 
He studied at the Royal Conservatoire in Den Haag, principally with Naum Grubert, and received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in piano performance. He believes that to become an effective piano teacher one must become an exceptional pianist first. He chose a specialisation as soloist, and additionally studied in the Joint Music Master for New Audiences and Innovative Practice program.
 
He is an active private practitioner and has been constantly developing unique techniques for teaching various age groups. He is also currently a senior piano lecturer at the Universitas Pelita Harapan Conservatory of Music.