Music Director & Conductor
TRUST Music Director & Conductor
Nathania Karina received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Music Education and received a Master of Music with a double degree in Piano Performance and Music Education from The University of Melbourne where she studied with Australia’s renowned pianist Glenn Riddle. She recently received the “Outstanding Conductor Award” from the World Orchestra Festival 2021
An active pianist and chamber musician, she gave various performances and seminars in music festivals or workshops with a focus on Austrian-Classical Music, Orchestration, History, and Music Education throughout the Asia Pacific, Australia & European countries. She co-founded Andante Music School in 2007 and wishes to provide the best yet accessible music lesson for everyone. She truly believes that music is for everyone to enjoy and learn.
Occasionally writes and arranges music, her projects include Music Avenue, a highly reviewed music entertainment solution; and Musicmind – an organization focusing on music education which has successfully held the Indonesia Orchestra Ensemble Festival – the biggest orchestra festival in South East Asia, Indonesia Music Education Conference and various workshops all over Indonesia. Her latest project includes co-writing a series of piano books that feature her original composition and Indonesia’s legendary children’s song entitled “Childhood Memories”.
TRUST Chorus Master
Sarah Charista is an Indonesian conductor and pedagog who is currently working in the United Kingdom and Indonesia. She is the holder of Alexander Gibson Conducting Fellow in Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus and Musical Director of Pentland Junior Singers in Edinburgh. She received a fantastic review from The Herald Scotland Newspaper “great clarity and beautifully fluid technique” on a concert with RSNO.
She studied under Simon Halsey, Simon Carrington dan Julian Wilkins, Sarah graduated with a Master Degree of Choral Conducting at the University of Birmingham where she was also appointed as the assistant conductor for the Summer Festival Opera at the UoB. She studied Voice Performance at Universitas Pelita Harapan and learned conducting with Budi Utomo Prabowo.
TRUST Junior Conductor
Ivena Joy Chandra is a pianist, singer, conductor, and composer.
She studied church music for four years in Southeast Asia Bible Seminary in Malang, where she majored in Piano under the guidance of So Kim Wie and Samuel Kristiawan. She is also trained in classical vocal technique, under the guidance of Shine Choi from South Korea. She has also joined a few musical showcases and workshops held by musical communities, such as Relasi Nada Dunia and Jaksical.
Currently, she's pursuing her career as a composer in Universitas Pelita Harapan Conservatory of Music. She has shown her work through several composition showcases. She is a piano and vocal teacher, as well as the choir conductor of Cantare Jubilate of Capriccioso Children Choir and several church choirs.