Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
On February 11th 1962, few of ITB students established Paduan Suara Mahasiswa Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB Student Choir), which was the first university-based choir in Indonesia. At the beginning, ITB Student Choir sang only in campus society and subsequently performed in public. ITB Student Choir regularly sings in ITB official events, such as graduations days and national day ceremonies. Since 1973, ITB Student Choir participated in various national choir competitions and repeatedly won the first prizes. This led ITB Student Choir to become one of the most established choirs in Indonesia. In 2009, ITB Student Choir conducted a cultural tour to 5 European countries (Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Spain, and France). The choir was successfully awarded the first prize in Musica Contemporanea Category, second prize in Folklore Category, and ranked fourth in Polyphony Monographic Category of the 48th International Choral Competition “C.A. SEGHIZZI”, Gorizia, Italy. It also received warm welcome from audiences in 19 European cities where the choir performed. Recently, in September 2011, ITB Student Choir participated in the 59th 'Guido d'Arezzo' International Polyphonic Competition in Arezzo, Italy. In the event, ITB Student Choir won the 1st audience choice in “International Festival of Choral Folk Music” Category. It also won the 5th place in “Polyphony from Impressionism to the Present Days” Category and 5th place in “Festival Competition by Historical Period (A Cappella polyphony from 1450 to 1600)” Category.
ADI NUGROHO—commonly called ‘Didut’— started to seriously learn about vocal and choral music when he was still a student at Parahyangan Catholic University (UNPAR), Bandung, Indonesia. With UNPAR Choir, he actively participated in numerous concerts and competitions in both Indonesia and abroad. He received his vocal trainings from Avip Priatna, Ivan Yohan, Dorcas Soenaryo, and Joseph Kristianto. He also actively participates in master classes, including vocal master classes with Bernard Putz from Austria. In order to broaden his conducting skill, he took a short course from Prof. Rob Vermeulen in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Didut has achieved many achievements in vocal music. Some of these achievement is 1st Place in the Male Senior 1 Category, and Best Interpretation of the works of Ananda Sukarlan in “Kompetisi Vokal Tingkat Nasional: Tembang Puitik Ananda Sukarlan 2011”. After that, together with the maestro, he took role in the world premiere of “Mendadak Kaya”, an opera by Ananda Sukarlan. Currently, he is trusted as the Music Director of The Singers Chamber Choir Bandung, Psalterio Singers GKI Pengadilan Bogor, and since 2012, he is also trusted to be the Music Director of ITB Student Choir. Under his direction, he managed to take these choirs to some achievements. In 2011, he led The Singers Chamber Choir to compete in the “50th Seghizzi International Choral Singing Competition” in Gorizia, Italy, and won the 3rd place in Monographic Programme 1900-present Category. In this competition, he is awarded as The Most Talented and Promising New Conductor.Back to the list of ensembles