Native to Indonesia, Yudha is an accomplished pianist who has performed in the US, Austria, Cambodia, Canada, France, and Germany. She has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra in addition to being a frequent soloist with the Duke University Symphony Orchestra.

She is a notable music educator haven given master classes and presentations all over the United States and Southeast Asia. She recently presented lecture recitals at TEDx Talks, the Ohio Music Teachers Association Conference, the College Music Society (CMS) National Conference, and CMS Regional Conference.

Yudha’s instruction has spread to community service by teaching in the Piano Preparatory Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music and the New England Conservatory Preparatory School while establishing a class piano program for the Youngstown City Schools. She is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM) and joined the faculty of the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University in 2012.

Yudha holds a Bachelor of Music degree and an Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and a Master of Music degree and a Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory of Music. Yudha holds a Doctorate in piano performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has collaborated with musicologist Ewelina Boczkowska, tap dancer Claudia Rahardjanoto, and Polish Folk Dance specialists Christine Cobb and Staś Kmieć.


Selected Piano Works by Robert Casadesus and Henri Dutilleux

Release Date: September 9, 2016
Catalog Number: NV6053
21st Century
Solo Instrumental
Pianist, chamber musician, and educator Cicilia Yudha presents her Navona Records release SELECTED PIANO WORKS BY ROBERT CASADESUS AND HENRI DUTILLEUX, featuring her expertise as a solo pianist, as well as the exploration of the compositions of Robert Casadesus. Yudha’s skillful approach is demonstrated in the opening piece, Sonata No. 3, Op. 44, which has an energetic and rhythmically exciting first movement followed by a vibrant second movement, which exhibits a slow and reflective texture.