Ida Tili-Trebicka

Setnor School of Music

Associate Teaching Professor, Applied Music and Performance (Piano)
Keyboard Area Coordinator
Graduate Student Advisor

Ida Trebicka

210 Crouse College
Syracuse, NY 13244-1010


Ida Tili-Trebicka has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and China, as orchestral soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician.

Invited by the Italian Federation of Women of Professions, Arts and Affairs, and the University Ancona, Trebicka has performed solo recitals in Ancona, Italy. She has also performed at the Galleria dell Accademia in Florence and at the Philharmonic Hall of Beijing, as well as Xi-An, Guilin, and Guangzhou Universities in China. She has also performed in Haarlem, Netherlands, Portugal, and St Georges Cathedral in Kingston, Ontario. She presents and performs in various music conferences, including EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association Conference), MTNA, NYSTA, Song Collaborators Consortia, etc.

Trebicka performs all over the United States.  In New York City she has performed Merkin Hall of Kauffman Center, Tenri Cultural Center, Victor Borge Hall at the Scandinavian House, and Symphony Space. In April 2022 her students performed at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall in New York City.

Trebicka has given concerts at Boston University’s Concert Hall; Houston; Davis, California; Hartford Community College, Connecticut; Hamilton College in Clinton, New York; Utica College series; North Texas University; Adirondacks Concert Series at the View Center for the Arts; North Carolina Bach Festival; and the Music by Women Festival at the Mississippi University for Women, to name a few. Invited by the Albanian- American Association of Houston as well as the Massachusetts Albanian American Society “Besa” (MASSBESA), she has performed concerts to benefit the Albanian American Heritage School.

As a scholar and educator, Trebicka has presented master classes at Tirana University of Arts; European University of Tirana; Tefta Tashko Koco School of Arts in Korca, Albania; Le Moyne College; Hamilton College; European University of Tirana, etc. She is in demand as judge in various competitions such as MTNA; Federation of Music Clubs; Capital Region Chopin Competition; “Songs of Motherland” International Competition in Ksamil, Albania; CONEJO Valley MTA; BMTG International Competition; Golden Keys Music Festival and Competition, New York; SFCM Chamber Music Youth Competition; CMM/Symphoria Youth Competition, etc.

Trebicka believes in serving the community we are part of. Therefore, she volunteers her time and talent by serving on various arts organizations such as the board of directors at Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music and Civic Morning Musicals (CMM). She is a member of MTNA and CNYAMT. For her tireless work in Central New York promoting music, she was awarded the Ovation Award by Syracuse Sounds of Music Association in 2019. She has received Top Teacher award by the Steinway and Sons.

Trebicka is an associate teaching professor of piano and coordinator of the keyboard area in the Setnor School of Music at Syracuse University, where she was honored with the Faculty Award of Excellence.


  • Ph.D. (work), M.M., Syracuse University
  • M.M., Academy of Fine Arts, Tirana, Albania