Nathania Mihardjo, S.Sn., M.Mus.

nathania.jpgNathania Mihardjo has distinguished herself as a solo performer, collaborative pianist, and an educator. She received her Master of Music degree at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where she majored in piano performance.
 

During her time at Jacobs, Nathania performed Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3 as a soloist with the Indiana University Student Orchestra and has been actively involved in collaborative recitals with different instrumentalists and vocalists. On top of her collaborative expertise, she was also involved in bigger ensemble performances, playing with Indiana University Philharmonic and Concert Orchestra as a keyboard instrumentalist (piano and celesta). For more than four years, she was greatly in demand as choir accompanist/pianist and has performed with different choirs for concerts, recordings, ministries, and choir festivals. She has also worked as an official pianist for Indiana University’s String Academy program and served as a private instructor in the Pre-College piano program in the school.

 

In the year 2012, she won the Yamaha Music Scholarship Award in recognition and to support her realization of a promising musical career. She was selected to be part of the 32nd Kirishima International Music Festival 2011 in Japan where she had the rare opportunity to undergo both solo and chamber lessons with Prof. Shigeo Neriki. Previously, she has also won several national and regional competitions in her home country.

 

Nathania’s principal teachers at Indiana University include Shigeo Neriki and Emile Naoumoff, and her interest in performing in groups led her to study collaborative piano with Dr. Chih-Yi Chen. She has also participated in active masterclasses with world renowned pianists including Manfred Aust and Steven Spooner. The honorary recipient of the Sebok Scholarship and Artistic Excellence Award at Indiana University previously graduated with a Bachelor’s in Music at Universitas Pelita Harapan Conservatory of Music under a full scholarship under the tutelege of Mina Yamauchi and Mamoru Yabuki.

 

Nathania is currently a full-time piano lecturer at UPH Conservatory of Music.