Percussvie Arts Web Contest - JURY 2016

Casey Cangelosi

Percussionist and Composer, Casey Cangelosi is the Director of Percussion Studies at James Madison University.

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Lider Chang

He was appointed principal timpanist of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, which is one of the most prestigious orchestras in China, by Maestro Long Yu in 2012. Also teaches at Xinghai Conservatory in Guangzhou as Director of Percussion Studies. Before this, he was the principal timpanist of Guiyang Symphony Orchestra (2010-2012, China) and Evergreen Symphony Orchestra (2005-2010, Taiwan) .

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Mark Ford

He is the coordinator of percussion activities at The University of North Texas in Denton, Texas and a Past-President of the Percussive Arts Society. He is a marimba specialist and the coordinator of one of the largest percussion programs in the United States at UNT. Ford is an active performer on the marimba and he has been featured throughout the United States at universities and music conferences.

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Lui Heng

As one of the top percussionist of the new generations, Heng Liu comes with the new ideas on the percussion performance and composing. When he was 13 years old, he played a Marimba Concerto with the

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Momoko Kamiya

Japanese marimbist Momoko Kamiya is a director of the percussion department at Senzoku Gakuen College of Music wehre has the biggest percussion department among all the music universities in Japan. She is also a Guest Professor at Tokyo College of Music and Elizabeth Music University, and a faculty at Kunitachi College of Music.

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Marta Klimasara

Marta Klimasara is a highly acknowledged percussionist, famed also outside the borders of her new home; her international renown rests not only on her tournées in France, Sweden, Japan and South Africa but also on her many successes in international contests. r.

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Luigi Morleo

Luigi Morleo is a percussionist, teacher and composer.

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Francesca Santangelo

... is traveling the World of Percussion.

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Fumito Nunoya

He is gaining recognition internationally as one of today’s leading marimbists. He has taught marimba at the Hochshule für Musik Detmold in Germany since 2009.

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Pei-Ching Wu

She has served as principal of the Ju Percussion Group since she was 18 years and is surely considered as one of the leading Asian female marimbists. Ms. Wu obtained her master’s degree in Percussion Performance from Northern Illinois University in 1994.

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She-e Wu

She has appeared as a solo artist at the 25th, 27th, and 30th Percussive Arts Society International Convention; National Percussion Convention in Spain; Giornate della Percussione in Italy; Taipei International Percussion Convention, and many other festival

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Bernard Wulff

During the past 20 years, Berhard Wulff was founder and artistic director of several ensembles of modern music and he is the dead of the percussion department of „Freiburg Musikhochschule“.

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