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Hendry Wijaya

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Name  Hendry Wijaya
Role  Music master

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Education  Manhattan School of Music

Hendry Wijaya (born 1974) is an Indonesian born pianist and piano teacher.

He was born in Medan, Indonesia, on the island of Sumatra. At age 2, he began his studies with his mother, Elly Lim. In 1991, he received a full scholarship to study at Boston Conservatory. The following year, as the recipient of the Dora Zaslavsky Koch Piano Scholarship, he was invited to study with Constance Keene, at Manhattan School of Music, where he earned Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees.

In 1996 he won Artists International’s “Young Artist Piano Award” and made his critically acclaimed New York Recital debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. He has since performed in many major concert halls, including Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Steinway Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Wheeler Opera House, Harris Concert Hall, and the Jakarta Performing Arts Center.

He is currently the Music Director of the Wantagh Memorial Congregational Church and is the author of an advice column for Staccato, the only monthly music education magazine in Indonesia. He is also on the Piano Faculty of the Westminster Conservatory of Music in Princeton, New Jersey and the Advisor for the E.L.M.S. Conservatory in Jakarta.

He currently resides in New York and Jakarta.

References

Hendry Wijaya Wikipedia


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