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Viriany Setiosa
Piano Instructor 

Viriany Setiosa was born in Indonesia, Jakarta. She started learning to play piano at the community music school and later continued her study with Pudjiwati Effendi, Miwako Fukushi and  Iswargia Renardi Sudarno. Pianist Viriany Setiosa has been expanding her performing career in Indonesia and the United States. Ms. Setiosa has performed in major venues in Jakarta such as Erasmus Huis, Centre Cultural Franscais, Goethe Haus, Poland and the Australian Embassy. In the United States she has performed at the Carnegie Hall as part winner recital of the International Artists Audition in 2010, New York University, Taiwan Cultural Art Center, Manhattan School of Music, Polish and Indonesian Consulate in New York City and Steinway Hall.  


Ms. Setiosa is an Indonesian Pianist who was educated in the United States. She graduated from the Manhattan School of Music for both Bachelors and Masters degree in Piano Performance as a recipient of Helen Cohn scholarships award. Ms. Setiosa was a first prize winner of Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford Connecticut 2014, a first prize winner of American Protege International Piano Competition 2013 and winner of the International Artists Audition Carnegie Weill Hall recital debut. Her Teachers are Nina Svetlanova, a pupil of a legendary Russian pianist Heinrich Neuhaus, Ubaldo Diaz -Acosta, pupil of Claudio Arrau and Alicia de Larrocha. 

She has also been selected to perform at the masterclasses with concert pianist and conductor, Phillip Entremont, Ananda Sukarlan, Barry Snyder, Solomon Mikowsky and Oksana Yablonskaya. Recently, Ms. Setiosa won a full scholarship to attend the International Keyboard Institute and Festival at the Mannes College of Music, New York City, USA. Currently Ms. Setiosa is residing in New York City as an active performer and teacher. Some of her students have achieved high scores in the NYSSMA and ABRSM international piano examinations and three of her students have been selected to win major competitions at Carnegie Hall and New York City. Her teaching  philosophy is that every student adapts various teaching methods and styles and she believes that artistry is the most important idea in teaching, and then technique, of course. Her repertoires range from Baroque to 21st century modern compositions. Ms. Setiosa has won 5 regional piano competitions in Jakarta: 1st prizes end of year competitions at Pre-Conservatory level at Yayasan Musik Jakarta, 2nd prize Jakarta Conservatory of Music in her junior year career.

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