Ida Tili-Trebicka, piano
Ida Tili-Trebicka, piano, will perform as part of the Jackson Lunch Hour Series.
Pianist Ida Tili-Trebicka has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, as orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. She has been featured on Italian Broadcasting Corporation RAI, Canadian National Broadcasting Radio, VOA, Voice of America, Albanian National Radio-Television Alba Live, Albanian Culture TV in Manhattan NY, NPR Radio and Television, WCNY in Syracuse, WBFO in Buffalo, WCCA TV 13 in Boston, and local station in Binghamton NY.
Ida has performed recitals in Ancona, Torino and Florence, Italy. She made her New York City debut in 2001 at the Merkin Hall and continues to play at the city regularly in venues such as the Tenri Cultural Center, the Victor Borge Hall, at the Scandinavian House and the Symphony Space. She has also performed with members of Tacas Quartet, Lark quartet, Cassat quartet, Jefferson Quartet and many more. Her solo career has taken her all over US from Massachusetts to California. Ida is also the co-founder of “Forty -Fingers” Piano Quartet, “Amida” Piano-Duo, and performs regularly with these groups in CNY area.
Ms. Trebicka is a recipient of numerous prizes, awards, scholarships, and fellowships, including Albania’s most prestigious national piano competition, SUSO Concerto Competition, and the piano prize in the Civic Morning Musicals Competition. In 2016 Ida accepted a SAMMY award on behalf of Society for New Music for the Inova label CD recording of “Music Here and Now’ where she was a performer.
She holds her graduate degrees in piano performance from the Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, Albania, where she served as assistant professor of piano from 1985-1992, and Syracuse University, where she currently serves on the piano faculty at the Setnor School of Music. Ida is the Coordinator of the Keyboard Department, and serves as the Graduate Student Advisor, Advisor of the MTNA Chapter of Syracuse University and Advisor of SAI, International Music Fraternity. In 2018 she was honored with the Faculty Excellence Award by the College of the Visual Arts at Syracuse University. Presented with “Top Teacher Award” by the Steinway & Sons, this past February 2019, Ida has presented Masterclasses in Colleges in Europe, North America, and Judged International Competitions.
Ida currently holds the position of music director at Saint Peters Episcopal Church in Cazenovia, N.Y., and resides in Manlius, N.Y.