About Sukamto Sia has played the violin ever since he was a young child. Sukamto Sia’s mother encouraged him to practice regularly and now he is a true artist on the instrument. Sukamto Sia credits his early exposure to violin and the accompanying music theory as part of why he loves opera so much. One day Sukamto Sia would love to play violin in the pit orchestra for an opera. Sukamto Sia’s favorite piece to play on the violin is Liszt’s Sonata in B minor for solo violin.