Ms. Dr. Cicilia Yudha

Associate Professor

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A versatile solo pianist and avid chamber musician, Cicilia Yudha has given performances in the US, Austria, Cambodia, Canada, France, Germany, and Indonesia. She is a frequent soloist with the Duke University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Harry Davidson. She has given master classes and presentations across the United States and Southeast Asia. Navona Records released her debut CD Selected Piano Works by Robert Casadesus and Henri Dutilleux in September 2016.

As a creative artist, she has enjoyed collaborations with musicologist Ewelina Boczkowska, tap dancer Claudia Rahardjanoto, and Polish Folk Dance specialists Christine Cobb and Staś Kmieć. She has presented lecture recitals at TEDx Talks, the Ohio Music Teachers Association Conferences, the College Music Society (CMS) National Conferences, and CMS Regional Conferences. She regularly presents Preview Concert Lectures for the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall.

Passionate in music education and community service, Yudha is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) and is a recipient of the Steinway Top Teacher Award. On full scholarship, Yudha earned a Doctorate in piano performance at University of North Carolina Greensboro. She also holds degrees from New England Conservatory, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. She joined the Dana School of Music Faculty at Youngstown State University in 2012.