Budi Susanto Yohanes completed choral conducting education and a minor vocal in Korea National University of Arts with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Choir Conducting.
He became a conductor for several choirs, including: Gracioso Sonora Choir, PSM ITS, Difertimento, and Terra Voce. The choir he led has won various international awards including in South Korea, Germany, Spain, Italy, Hungary and the United Kingdom.
Budi actively provided material in various workshops and often received invitations to judge at a number of national and international competitions.
As a composer, Budi has produced around one hundred choir compositions and has been published in the United States, Germany, Hungary and Singapore.