Life's Journey


Sylvia Wiryadi (1982) is an Indonesian Soprano (Soubrette / Light Soprano) who has worked in several opera houses in Germany after obtaining degrees in voice pedagogy and opera study in music university Karlsruhe and music university Saar. Her teachers include Mitsuko Shirai, Maria Venuti, Renate Stoll, Silvia Klauder, Renata Lim. She took masterclasses by Jadwiga Rappe, Hilde Zadek, Noelle Turner.

Already during her opera study she was engaged by Saarländisches Staatstheater and Junge Kammeroper Köln. Following her graduation she received the engagement at Theater Erfurt and Theater Görlitz. Apart from operas, she also specialises in musicals. Her repertoire includes Gretel, Gilda, Musette, Pamina, First Lady, Dornröschen, Sophie, Eliza Doolittle, etc. She appeared as Theone at the world premiere of Hoffmann's 'Trank der Unsterblichkeit' in March 2012 in Theater Erfurt.

After residing for 12 years abroad, she finally left Germany for Indonesia in summer 2012. Apart from teaching voice in her hometown Jakarta, she regularly performs oratorio works at Aula Simfonia Jakarta (Händel's Messiah 2013 - Ndaru Darsono, Haydn's Creation 2014 - Joel Navarro, Mendelssohn's Hymn of Praise 2015 - Avip Priatna, Händel's Messiah Highlights 2016 - Hellen Hosanna, Easter Concert 2017 - Billy Kristanto) in Indonesia.

She is regularly invited to give masterclasses for sopranos and to lead choir clinics and also to be one of the judges in voice competitions in Indonesia. She was the lecturer for masterclass for sopranos at the 22nd WACCM Music Conference (World Association for Chinese Church Music) held in 2014.

After few years of teaching, her students have shown performance achievements as young soloists. Two of her teenager students were selected as the only singers to perform at the ChildAid Asia 2016, representing Indonesia. Some of them received scholarships in voice study abroad, while the others won international and national voice competitions. She founded Vokalogie - Voice and Music Theatre School - in 2017.