TEGUH SUKARYO, PIANIST
TEGUH SUKARYO, PIANIST
It is the persistent love for music, combined with artistic passion, taste honesty and humility, that has brought Teguh Sukaryo to the USA, Europe and Australia to perform. Mission is to touch every heart in a gentle, caring way, as he continues to dream: “a world of harmony, abundant in peace, love and joy”. While working towards fulfilling this mission through music, critics continue to give favorable testimony:
“Master pianist. Teguh Sukaryo gave phenomenal recital. He showed fabulous technique and sensibility, with temperament and visible passion.” Airplay Radio en IJssellandTV, Netherlands
”Personality and Wonderful imagination” Byron Janis, legendary pianist
“Now captivating..now hypnotizing” Kompas, Indonesia
"An Enchanting piano playing which travels through time and space...striking and very memorable" Arts Indonesia
Teguh Sukaryo has studied with Jon Kimura Parker, Peter Takacs, Michael Gurt, and Carmel Lutton, and has been coached by Byron Janis and Einar-Steen Nokleberg. His conducting teachers included Paul Polivnick, Anton Krager, and Frank Wickes. A dedicated teacher himself, Sukaryo was a Joseph and Ida Kirkland Mullen Fellow and served as a faculty member at Rice University Preparatory Program.
Teguh Sukaryo graduated with a BMus degree in Piano Performance from Newcastle Conservatorium of Music, NSW, Australia, in 1998 where he always received the coveted High Distinction for his recitals. In 2005, Sukaryo won the Beethoven Prize in the Grieg International Competition for Pianists, held in Oslo, Norway. Sukaryo received full scholarships and awards to further study in USA at such prestigious schools as Oberlin Conservatory, where he graduated with the Artist Diploma (2001); Rice University/Shepherd School of Music, Master of Music (2003); and Louisiana State University, where he studied for his Doctorate course (2003-2004).
His debut cd entitled "Teguh Sukaryo - Brahms, Mompou and Mussorgsky" has just been released. It is now available at cd stores throghout Indonesia (soon will be available worldwide via online stores such as Amazon, itunes, Napster and Rhapsody)
Teguh was born and grew up in Purwokerto, Central Java. He loves Indonesia - the culture and the people. He also loves nature and arts, and enjoys making friends from all walks of life. His coming cd's will include "Asia" (featuring classical music of asian influence/origin), "Teguh Sukaryo plays Mompou", and a couple of cds for educational purposes.
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