Dr. Brady ALLRED (USA)

  • Vice-President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association
  • Artistic Director & Conductor, Salt Lake Choral Artists & Salt Lake Vocal Artists
  • Past Director of Choral Studies, The University of Utah
  • Past Director of Choral Activities, Duquesne University
  • Past Artistic Director & Conductor, Bach Choir of Pittsburgh
  • Winner (with The University of Utah Singers), European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (2006)

Prof. Martin BERGER (Germany / South Africa)

  • Vice-President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association
  • Head of Choral Music Studies, Stellenbosch University
  • Artistic Director and Conductor, Stellenbosch University Chamber Choir
  • Professor of Choral Pedagogy, Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf
  • Past Director of Music, Würzburg Cathedral, Germany

Prof. Péter ERDEI (Hungary)

  • Retired Professor of Choral Conducting, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
  • Retired Conductor, Alma Mater Choir, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
  • Founder and Conductor, New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir
  • Past Director General, Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music
  • Permanent Guest Professor, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China

Prof. Urša LAH (Slovenia)

  • Associate professor of Ensemble leading, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Chef Conductor, Choir of Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
  • Artistic Director & Conductor, Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir
  • Winner (with APZ Tone Tomsic), European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (2008)

Prof. Yang LI (China)

  • Professor of Conducting, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China
  • Permanent Conductor, Tianjin Symphony Orchestra
  • Permanent Conductor, China Symphony Orchestra’s Youth and Women’s Choir
  • Deputy-Chairman, China Chorus Association

Dr. Zoltán PAD (Hungary)

  • Chief Conductor, Hungarian Radio Choir
  • Associate Professor in Choral Conducting, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
  • Conductor, World Youth Choir 2017
  • Ferenc Liszt Prize Recipient

Mr. Avip PRIATNA (Indonesia)

  • Founder, Conductor & Music Director, Jakarta Concert Orchestra
  • Founder, Conductor & Music Director, Batavia Madrigal Singers
  • Founder, Conductor & Music Director, The Resonanz Children’s Choir
  • Winner (with The Resonanz Children’s Choir), European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (2018)

Prof. Ragnar RASMUSSEN (Norway)

  • Professor of Choral Conducting, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • Professor of Choral Conducting, Arctic University of Norway
  • Artistic Director & Chief Conductor, Kilden Vocal Ensemble
  • Artistic Director & Conductor, Utopia & Reality Chamber Choir
  • Artistic Director & Conductor, The Arctic World Ensemble

Mr. TOH Ban Sheng (Singapore)

  • Artistic Director, “Orientale Concentus” International Choral Festival
  • Director, Raffles Singers
  • Director, Amoris Singers

Prof. Leon Shiu-wai TONG (Hong Kong)

  • Founder & President, World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association
  • Former First Vice-President, International Federation for Choral Music
  • Artistic Director & President of the Organizing Committee, World Youth & Children’s Choir Festival – Hong Kong and Belt & Road World Choir Festival
  • Founder & President, Hong Kong Treble Choirs’ Association
  • Artistic Director & Principal Conductor, Hong Kong Treble Choir
  • Former Music Director & Principal Conductor, Hong Kong Children’s Choir

JURY OF THE PRELIMINARY SELECTION

  • Brady ALLRED (USA)
  • Martin BERGER (Germany / South Africa)
  • Ragnar RASMUSSEN (Norway)
  • TOH Ban Sheng (Singapore)
  • Leon Shiu-wai TONG (Hong Kong)

JURY OF THE COMPETITION

Chairman of the Jury: Prof. Péter ERDEI (Hungary)

Members of the Jury:

  • Brady ALLRED (USA)
  • Martin BERGER (Germany / South Africa)
  • Urša LAH (Slovenia)
  • Yang LI (China)
  • Zoltán PAD (Hungary)
  • Avip PRIATNA (Indonesia)
  • Ragnar RASMUSSEN (Norway)
  • Leon Shiu-wai TONG (Hong Kong)

COMPOSER OF THE COMPULSORY COMMISSIONED WORK

 

Dr. Zechariah GOH Toh Chai (Singapore)