03 Miti D02

Miti started learning the violin when he was 14 and switched to the viola at the age of 15. During that time, he has had a chance to study with Prof. Choochart Pitaksakorn, National artist. From 2004 to 2008, he received a full-scholarship to study at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore under the tutelage of Mr. Jiri Heger. Thereafter he was given a scholarship from Carnegie Mellon University to do his Masters in viola performance program with distinguished American violists–Toby Appel in Pittsburgh. In 2010, he completed the Master of Music in at the Carnegie Mellon University. Miti is currently studying with Prof. Matthias Maurer at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria.

Miti has taken part in many music activities and competitions at the local and national level, and won prizes including the silver medal in the 2001 Thai Youth Music Competition. He has served as principal violist for the orchestras of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, guest-principal violist of Siam Philharmonic, and the Galyani Institute Orchestra. Miti has performed at major venues internationally, including Carnegie Hall in New York, Kennedy Center in Washington DC and Musikverein in Austria. He was a viola member of Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, Pennsylvania. Miti is also an occasional substitute violist for the Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra, and Capella Calliope, Austria.

In 2006 he performed at the state banquet hosted in honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II of England, who was in Singapore for a state visit, as a member of the Conservatory String Quartet. He was a member of Carnegie Mellon String Sextet to perform for an inauguration on a post-concert series on the stage at Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh in 2009.

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