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About

Regina Tanujaya is a Chinese-Indonesian pianist, collaborator, and educator. Ms. Tanujaya is rapidly distinguishing herself amongst her peers as a pianist of growing accomplishments. She is the winner of both national and international competitions including the University of Pelita Harapan's 5th National Piano Competition in Indonesia in 2012, the IBLA International Competition, where she performed in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as part of the grand prize, amongst many others. She actively participates in summer music festivals leading to performances around the world. She performed at “Viana Do Castelo International Music Festival” in Portugal in 2004 and she performed with Ashdod Symphony Orchestra conducted by Uri Segal in Perugia, Italy in 2013. She also did a solo performance at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City in 2013. In summer 2019, she had a tour concert in six different cities in Czech Republic, including Prague. She was featured in several music magazines and TV broadcasting in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Ms. Tanujaya also actively performs as a collaborator in numerous chamber music series and premieres new works.

Ms. Tanujaya started her career as an educator both in Indonesia and in the United States. She was an educator at Galaxy Music House in Surabaya, Indonesia in 2007-2011. In 2015, she gave public piano masterclasses at the Lawrence Public Library in Lawrence, Kansas. She also was invited to be a guest lecturer for the International Baccalaureate music program at Cita Hati Senior High School, Indonesia in 2018. She taught piano lessons at School for the Arts at the Commons in Brighton, Michigan in 2015-2017. In 2020, she was invited to give lectures and masterclasses at the Illumine Star Academy Online Summer Camp, Toronto, Canada. Ms. Tanujaya is currently teaching at the Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri and Lawrence Piano Studio, Kansas, USA. She is also the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Online Piano Camp.

Regina Tanujaya earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from the University of Kansas, received Master of Music degree in Chamber Music and Piano Performance from the University of Michigan, and is currently pursuing Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Her teachers include Alon Goldstein, Dr. Robert Weirich, Dr. Arthur Greene, and Dr. Steven Spooner. She is serving as the Administrative Assistant and Festival Coordinator for the Emerald Coast Music Alliance Festival, an outreach program that brings exposure of world-class classical music performances to populations who would otherwise not have access to such. She is also currently serving as the President of Mu Phi Epsilon – Alpha Kappa Collegiate Chapter at UMKC Conservatory. She is regularly doing outreach programs in teaching and performing as well as promoting Indonesian music, culture, and arts.