Josephine Suwanpoh is a native Indonesian. She holds Master of Music Degrees in Voice Performance and Collaborative Piano from The University of Akron in Ohio, United States. Josephine earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Classical Music, majoring in Piano Performance from the UCSI University in Kuala Lumpur. In addition, she received Licentiate Performer’s Diplomas (LTCL) with Distinction in both Piano and Voice from the Trinity Guildhall College London.
During her studies at The University of Akron, Josephine was awarded graduate assistantship and selected as outstanding graduate student in Voice and Piano Area. She has also participated in competitions and awarded the first prize in the Malaysian Youth Orchestra Festival Diploma Voice Category, as well as second place in the Sixth Annual James Tannenbaum Memorial Scholarship Competition and Tuesday Musical Scholarship Competition. Josephine is a member of the music honors organization Pi Kappa Lambda.
Josephine has taught at Malone University and also served as Staff Accompanist in Malone University and Malone Opera Theater, The University of Akron Opera Lyric Theater, and Nordonia High School. In addition, she worked with the Vocal Arts Program at Interlochen Center for the Arts in the summer of 2015 as a Vocal Coach and Collaborative Pianist. Currently, Josephine is lecturer of voice at Universitas Pelita Harapan and serves as Coordinator of Vocal Arts Program.