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Dr. Charles Whitehead, USA

Piano & Jazz

Affiliation: Concert and Jazz Pianist; Former Adjudicator for the Texas Tech Jazz Festival

Anastasiya Bazhenova, Norway

Piano & Organ

Affiliation: Concert Pianist and Organist, Larvik, Norway

Professor Dr. Gregory Brookes, USA


Affiliation: Chair of the Voice Department and Professor of Voice at Texas Tech University, TX, USA; Dr. Brookes is a leading vocalist in North America as well as a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

Yao Jing, China


Affiliation: Flute faculty of Shanghai University School of Music; Guest Chief Flutist, Suzhou Symphony Orchestra and Shanghai Opera House Symphony Orchestra; Director, Orchestra Professional Committee, Shanghai Musicians Association; Former Deputy Chief Flutist, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra; Best Record and Best Artist Award Winner, 2018 German Record Review Awards; Recording Artist, "Yao Jing's Flute Album" (2019), Shanghai, China

Professor Marie Bérard, Canada


Affiliation: Music Faculty at the University of Toronto and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada; Violin Faculty of the Glenn Gould School as well as the Taylor Academy, Toronto, Canada

Lisa Liske, USA


Affiliation: Concert Cellist, member of Philadelphia-based trio New River Ensemble as well as North Carolina Baroque Orchestra; Cello Faculty at Roanoke College; Founder of Community Cello Works, The Cello Camerata, and Cello Springs Festival. Appears as a guest artist at conferences, festivals, and music institutes throughout the U.S. and abroad; Her forthcoming books include her beginner cello method, The Ants Book; How To Fly Your Cello, a comprehensive collection of cello and musicianship activities to help build fluid musicianship; and a manual for meaningful musicianship, A Practical Pedagogy of Expression, North Carolina, USA

Professor Anastasia Timoshenko, Canada


Affiliation: Professor of Violin Studies at State Music and Pedagogical Institute named after M.M. Ippolitov-Ivanov and Music School after A. Lyadov, Moscow, Russia; Artist of State Symphony Orchestra "New Russia", Moscow, Russia

An Hang, China


Affiliation: Saxophone faculty of Zhejiang Conservatory of Music; Executive Director of Hangzhou Musicians Association Jazz Division; Director of Chinese Saxophone Society & Zhejiang Musicians Association Wind Orchestra; Member of Shanghai Jazz & Saxophone Associations; Conductor at "Three Stones" Jazz Orchestra at Zhejiang Conservatory of Music; Collaborated with Grammy-winning jazz artists Kenny Garrett, Ralph Lalama, Kenny Werner, Rich Perry, and Dave Pietro.

Professor Giuseppe Devastato, Spain

Piano & Composition

Affiliation: Professor of Piano, Composition, and Chamber Music at Madrid Academy of Musical Arts, Spain, and Accademia Musicale Europea in Naples, Italy; Official Krause Piano Artist and President of World Piano Teachers Association, Spain

Maestro Yuri Yevchuk, Canada


Affiliation: Former Soloist (Bass) at the Mariinsky Theatre; recepient of multiple Grand Prix and First Place awards worldwide; toured to France, Poland, Switzerland, Finland, Israel, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Estonia and China; Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes Cherevik (Sorochintsy Fair), Bomelius (The Maid of Pskov), Cardinal Lorenzo Montanelli (The Gadfly in concert), Bass (Orango), Frol Baev (Into the Storm in concert), Maestro Spinelloccio (Gianni Schicchi), Cockneys, Professor Higgins’ Butler (My Fair Lady), Second Philistine (Samson et Dalila). Other repertoire includes Varlaam, Pimen (Boris Godunov), Old Gypsy (Aleko), Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Chub (Christmas Eve), the Viking Merchant (Sadko) and King René (Iolanta).

Dr. Mikhail Johnson, Jamaica/USA


Affiliation: Composer and Pianist; Owner of a publishing label "Johno Muzik Publications", Jamaica

Professor Jekaterina Rostovtseva, Estonia


Affiliation: Piano Faculty at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (EAMT), Tallinn Music High School for gifted children, and Tallinn Old Town Music School, Tallinn, Estonia

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