Evelyn Tjiandri is a graduate of the Temple University Boyer College of Music where her earned her Masters degree in Piano Performance and Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance, graduating Summa Cum Laude, and studying under the guidance of Dr. Sara Davis Buechner.
Evelyn is the recipient of the 2019 Jacobs Steinway Award, the Merit Award at 75th Steinway & Sons International Youth Piano Competition 2011 in Hong Kong, the 4th Prize Winner of the Indonesia Steinway Youth Piano Competition 2012, 1st Commendation Award of Indonesia Piano Competition 2013, 2nd Prize Winner of Indonesia Piano Competition Free Selection D and Gold Award at the 5th Singapore Performers’ Festival 2014. She is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Honour Society, an organization dedicated to the furtherance of music in education.
Evelyn began taking piano lesson at the age of four under the guidance of Ms. Grace Tan at Symphony Musical Art Centre. Prior to her studies in the US, Evelyn also had the opportunities to study under Mrs. Ernawaty Sudarman (Symphony Musical Art Centre), Dr. Christine Utomo (Irama Music Studio) and Nora Lesly; including masterclasses with Ms. Tan Siok Peng, Dr. Kuei Pin Yeo, Dr. Jessica Bruser, Anna Kijanowska, Aaron Wunch, Prof. Patrick Zygmanowski, Mr. Levi Gunardi and Frank DeMeglio. Evelyn is currently pursuing her PhD in Music and Health Science at the University of Toronto.