Ida Tili-Trebicka

Pianist Ida Tili -Trebicka has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, as orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. Her performances have taken her to England, The Netherlands, Paris, France, Galleria Dell Accademia in Florence, Ancona University in Italy, Thessaloniki, Greece, National Hall of Opera and Ballet of Albania, St. George Cathedral in Kingston Ottawa, Canada, Beijing Philharmonic Hall, Xi”’an Conservatory of Music in China etc. She has been featured on Italian Broadcasting Corporation RAI, Canadian National Broadcasting Radio, VOA, Voice of America, Albanian National Radio-Television TVSH,  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 in several national and International festivals such as Song Collaborators Consortia in Baton Rouge Louisiana, Skaneateles Festival, in Skaneateles NY., Trinity Concert Series in Watertown NY, Clayton Opera House Series and most recently at North Carolina Bach Festival, in Raleigh NC, She has collaborated with several distinguished artists in the US and Europe such as members of Takacs, Cassatt, Jefferson and Lark quartets, as well as members of Athens Philharmonic in Greece, Thessaloniki Philharmonic Orchestra, RAI National Orchestra etc.

Ida has collaborated with artists such as Marcus Haddock, Janet Brown, Kathleen Roland Silverstein, Caroline Stinson, Evangelos Papadimitris, Harumi Rhodes, Evgenia Sotirov, Malcolm Merriweather, Ruxandra Simionescu, Eduard Gulabyan etc.

Invited by the Italian Federation of Women of Professions, Arts and Affairs, the Universities of Torino and Ancona, and “Friends of Firenze Society” she has performed recitals in Ancona, Torino and Florence, Italy. Ida made her New York City debut in 2001 at the Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center and continues to play in the city regularly in venues such as the TENRI Cultural Institute, the Victor Borge Hall at the Scandinavian House and the Symphony Space. A frequent chamber music performer with Symphoria musicians, former Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, Ida also performs with Society for New Music, new works commissioned by SNM.

Ida is the co-founder of “Forty -Fingers” Piano Quartet, “AMIDA” Piano-Duo, and St. Peters Cazenovia Concert Series. She performs regularly with these groups in the Central New York area. 

Winner of the Albanian National Piano Competition, Ida was honored with “Albanian Excellence Award” by the President of Albania, and Albanian Excellence Organization. She won the Civic Morning Musicals Competition Piano Award, and the Ruth Edson Award for “Excellence in Piano Performance”

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.

Awarded with “Top Teacher Award” by the Steinway & Sons, in February 2019,  Ida has  presented Masterclasses in various colleges in Europe, North America, and judged international, national and regional competitions including  “Kenget e Tokes” in Albania, Syracuse Symphony/CMM Youth Concerto Competition, Music Teachers National Association and NYSMTA Piano Competitions, Empire State Killian Competition, Federation of Piano Teachers, Central New York Association of Music Teachers, Music Teachers Association of California Conejo Valley “Festimantic”, Junior All Star in Rochester NY, Onondaga County Music Educators Association etc.  She has participated in Music Teachers National Association Conferences, International Piano Pedagogy Conferences and lately, in EPTA, European Piano Teachers Association Conference in Helsinki, Finland. She a proud Honorary Member of the International Honor Society of Scholars, Phi Beta Delta, as well as International Music Society Phi Kappa Lambda.

Ida is an Associate Professor of Teaching and the Coordinator of the Keyboard Department at Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University