Ida Tili-Trebicka

Part-Time Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Music and Performance, Setnor School of Music

Applied music and performance

210 Crouse College


Ph.D. (work), M.M., Syracuse University

M.M., Academy of Fine Arts, Tirana, Albania

Ida Tili-Trebicka is a part-time assistant professor of music at the Syracuse University Setnor School of Music. Albanian-born and raised pianist Ida Tili-Trebicka has performed throughout the United States, Europe, and China as orchestral soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist. Ms. Trebicka has been featured in National Radio-Television, Italian Broadcasting Corporation RAI 2, and on local radio stations WCNY/Syracuse and WBFO/Buffalo. She has performed chamber music concerts with members of Paris, Athens, Rome, Munich, and Bari-Italy Symphonic Orchestras, as well as regular chamber music appearances with the musicians of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. She made her New York City debut in January 2001 at Merkin Hall. In summer 2002, Ms. Trebicka was invited to perform as part of the summer series concert sponsored by the Italian Federation of Women of Arts, Professions, and Affairs (FIDAPA) and the University of Ancona, Italy. Other recent performances abroad include those in Florence, Italy at the Galleria Dell’Accademia in 2006 as well as in China with SU’s Hendricks Chapel Choir. She performs regularly at the Cazenovia Counterpoint concert series as part of  the Society for New Music events, as well as at Civic Morning Musicals concert series.

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. Trebicka 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 currently holds the position of music director at Saint Peters Episcopal Church in Cazenovia, N.Y., and resides in Manlius, N.Y.