Date: 6 February 2015, Friday
Venue: Recital Hall, 3rd floor, South wing campus
1) Ho Sue Jin – Mozart, Sonata in F K.533 (1st mvt)
2) Nicole Chan Kit Mun – Liszt, Sonetto 104 del Petrarca
3) Wun Chern Zhi – Chopin, Piano Sonata no.2 in B flat minor Op.35 1st movement
Mario Santoso currently serves as the deputy of Musicology, Music Theory, Composition, and Research at Universitas PelitaHarapan Conservatory of Music. A prizewinner in the Abilene Concerto Competition, Mario has performed in Indonesia and the United States. In recent years, he has also been presenting recitals and master classes in major cities of Indonesia. He has also served as judge, among many others, for the Jakarta Conservatory of Music National Piano Competition, UPH National Piano Competition, Indonesia Piano Competition, and Steinway Youth Piano Competition.
During his student days, Mario earned his Doctor of Musical Arts degree from West Virginia University; Master of Music degree from Indiana University; and Bachelor of Music degree from Abilene Christian University. His previous training included the Yayasan Pendidikan Musik Music School in Jakarta where he studied with Mrs. Susiana Aditjhan and Mrs. Iravati M. Sudiarso.