Isyana Sarasvati

Born and raised in Bandung in 1993 from the family of educators, Isyana’s first touch to musical instrument at the age of 4, introduced by her mother. Since then, Isyana’s musicality continues to grow. Isyana has mastered a number of instruments, including piano, electone, flute, violin, and saxophone, as well as her talent and vocal abilities has stand out from a very early age.

Musical Education
At the age of 16 years Isyana get scholarship from the Government of Singapore to study Music Performance at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA), Singapore, and by 2013 had managed to achieve the Diploma in Music Performance (2013). With academic achievement, Isyana currently regain full scholarship to further study at NAFA in collaboration with Royal College of Music (RCM) London, for Bachelor of Music with Honours Funded Degree Programme.

Under the supervision and guidance from professional teachers, especially: Dr. An Hsing Chen Jessica (2013-2014), Lim Yau (2013-2014), Lim Shieh Yih (2012), Joyce Khoo (2010-2012), Avip Priatna (2009-2010), and Paul H. Yoedianto (1998-2008), Isyana has achieved a number of accomplishments, among others: 1st Winner Professional Category, National Vocal Competition Tembang Puitik Ananda Sukarlan, Indonesia (2013); Gold Certificate, 5th Bangkok Opera Foundation Singing Competition, Bangkok, Thailand (2013); 1st Winner, 6th Tan Ngiang Kaw/Tan Ngiang Ann Memorial Vocal Competition, Singapore (2012); Student exchanges to Tainan National University of the Arts Tainan, Taiwan (2012).

As Soloist and Recitalist
Classical Goes To Cinema, Jakarta (2014); Juvenum New Year Concert , Jakarta (2014); Wonderful Christmas Concert, Aula Simfonia Jakarta – Indosiar (2013); Soloist in Dinner en Blanc Event, Singapore (2013); Soprano Solo LOVE, NAFA Consert Series (2013); Soloist Vocal The High Scorers Concert Diploma Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA); Soloist Guest as the 1st Winner Competition in Final 7th Tan Ngiang Kaw/Tan Ngiang Ann Vocal Competition, Singapore (2013); Soloist, in Remembering Zubir Said’s legacy (Singapore); Soloist Soprano (R. Strauss, Four Last Songs) with NAFA Orchestra, NAFA Concert Series (2012); Soloist in Concert The Resonanz Music Studio, Jakarta (2012); National High Achievers’ ABRSM Concert 2007, Indonesia (2007); National High Achievers’ ABRSM, Indonesia (2004).

Operatic Experiences
As Air Stewardess, Opera Comique At The Airport with New Opera Singapore (2013); Singing Duet, Love Philosophy NAFA Concert Series, Singapore (2013); Soloist in Opera Comique 2, In The Class Room with New Opera Singapore (2012); As Rosina & Papegena, NAFA Opera Scene, Singapore (2012); As Nanneta, NAFA Opera Scene Commedia Lirica, Singapore (2011).

Achievement in Piano and Electone
Isyana successfully achieved a number of accomplishments, among others: graduated with distinction ABRSM Grade VIII (2007); National Finalist Yamaha Piano Competition (2 times); 1st Prize Piano Competition in West Java (4 times). In addition to piano, Isyana discovered her passion to Electone instruments. Under the guidance of Luana Marpanda, a number of achievements, among others: 3 times Champions Grand Prix Asia Pacific Electone Festival (2005, 2008, 2011); Semifinalist Yamaha Electone Concours 2012, Japan.