Tommyanto Kandisaputra is the Founder, Artistic Director, and Conductor of Studio Cantorum Bandung Choir & Orchestra, Founder and Chairman of Bandung Choral Society who has been organizing concerts, choral workshops, symposiums, and competitions. He is also the Artistic Director of the annual world-renowned Bali International Choir Festival in Denpasar – Bali which was inaugurated in 2012 and will be in its 8th edition this July 2019. He successfully organized additional choral festivals including the Rhapsodie Indonesia Choir Festival and Jakarta World Choir Festival in 2019.
Mr. Kandisaputra serves as a voice consultant and conducts numerous choral development programs throughout Indonesia. He was also appointed to the World Choir Council in 2006, became the representative of INTERKULTUR, and has successfully brought Indonesian choirs to stages and choir competitions around the world.
He became the Indonesian representative for the “One Asia Cultural Ambassador” in 2014 organized by “The Music for One Foundation”, South Korea. In 2016, he was invited to conduct the Taipei Philharmonic Youth Choir at the National Concert Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, and to be a guest speaker at the Asian Pacific Children Choir Assembly in Okinawa. He was also a guest speaker at Lithuanian’s Conductors Summer Academy 2017, thereafter as jury at Suwon Choral Festival and clinician at Jeju Senior Choir Festival – South Korea.
He founded the INDONESIA YOUTH CHOIR in 2015, which he now brings to the international stage.