Starting from a very young age of four, Astrid Lea began her distinguished talent by studying classical piano at YPM with Ms. Sie Swan Liong. Thrgoughout her musical career, she had received various master class awards from maestros in the names of Pawel Skrzypek, Olivier Cazal, Paul Maillet and more.
At the age of 17,Astrid established her career as a live performance musician for leading 5 stars hotels in Jakarta. Her orchestra debut started with Idris Sardi in ading conductors. Amongst them Jimmy Manopo, Widya Kristianty and Tya Subiakto. In 2006, Astrid also became music director where she led the XXI Light Orchestra at the XXI Club.
Additionally, the band is also the second line for Dian HP in such shows, namely Mama Mia, Super Celeb Show, Super Soul Mate and Star Dut at Indosiar. Furthermore, she added her titles as a pianist, music transcriber, and arranger for numerous Indonesian’s leading conductors. Amongst them Jimmy Manopo, Widya Kristianty and Tya Subiakto. In 2006, Astrid also became music director where she led the XXl Light Orchestra at the XXI Club.
Her motivation to improve her musical quality has brought acknowledgements over the last 10 years. To name a few are jingles for Carrefour, Satelindo, McDonalds, ABC syup and sweet soya sauce. She became the pianist in lndonesian ldol 1and2. She had accompanied a long list of prominent singers in the caliber of Titi DJ, Krisdayanti Vina Panduwinata, Ruth Sahanaya, Rita Effendy, Yana Julio, Agus Wisman, and many more. In addition to her many achievements and acknowledgements, Astrid won the Best Music Director for “CHILD” at Global Indie Film Festival. Astrid started learning music, illustration and music scoring with Didi AGP in 2000. Recently she works as a music illustrator for many Indonesian’s FTV (television movie) produced by MD Entertainment and Garuda Film. She had collaborated with Sinemart in FTV, such as Cewek Gue Norak Sekali, Princess Jerawat, Brandal Blajar Ngaji, Pacar Cengeng Gebetan Galak and many more.