Jury

Jury 2019

Oboe

PRELIMINARY JURY
Martin Frutiger – President (Switzerland): Solo English horn Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Lucerne University of Music / Professor for English horn at the Zurich University of the Arts

Roland Perrenoud (Switzerland): former Solo oboist at the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 
former Professor for oboe at the École de Musique Genève

Kurt Meier (Switzerland): Former Professor at the Lucerne University of Music; publisher of wind literature at Amadeus Verlag, Winterthur.

JURY
Martin Frutiger – President (Switzerland): Solo English horn Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Lucerne School of Music / Professor for English horn at the Zurich University of the Arts

Maurice Bourgue (France): (former) Professor at the Conservatoire national supérieur de Paris 
and at the Conservatoire de Genève

Werner Ehrhart (Germany): Director and founder of l’arte del mondo, and Concerto Köln

Eugene Izotov (Russia / USA): Principal Oboist of the San Francisco Symphony, Professor at the San Francisco Conservatory

Yiu Song Lam (Hongkong, China): Professor for Oboe and Head of woodwind, brass and percussion
departement at the Hong Kong Academy for perfoming arts

Louise Pellerin (Canada / Switzerland): Professor for Oboe and Chamber Music at the Zurich University of the Arts /
Professor at the Winterthur School of Music

Gregor Witt (Germany): Solo Oboist at the Staatskapelle Berlin, Professor for the Oboe and Chamber Music 
at Rostock University of Music and Theatre

 

FAGOTT

PRELIMINARY JURY
Matthias Rácz – President (Germany / Switzerland): Solo bassoon Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Zurich University of the Arts

Stefano Canuti (Italy / United Kingdom): Professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in 
Manchester and at the Conservatory „L. Campiani“ in Mantua

Malte Refardt (Germany): Solo bassoon at the NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover; 
Professor for Bassoon at the Folkwang University of arts at Essen

JURY
Matthias Rácz – President (Germany / Switzerland): Solo bassoon Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Zurich University of the Arts

Frank Morelli (USA): Professor at the Juilliard School, the Manhattan School of Music and the Yale School of Music 
as well as the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto

Waleri Popow, Russia; Basoonist at the russian State Symphony Capella; Professor at the Moscow Conservatoire

Marco Postinghel (Italy / Germany): Solo bassoon at the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, 
Professor at the Mozarteum Salzburg, the Mahler Akademie at Ferrara and the Scuola di musica di Fiesole

Georg Klütsch (Germany): Professor for Bassoon and chamber music and dean of  the department for orchestral
instruments at the Musikhochschule Köln

Matthew Wilkie (Australia): Principal Bassoon at the Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Dimitri Ashkenazy (Iceland/Switzerland), clarinetist, for 25 years active worldwide as soloist, chamber musician and guest lecturer

 

Jury 2016

Oboe

Martin Frutiger – President, Switzerland, Solo English horn Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Lucerne School of Music / Professor for English horn at the Zurich University of the Arts

Nancy Ambrose King, USA, Professor at the University of Michigan

Jean-Louis Capezzali,  France, Professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Lyon
Professor at the University of Music Lausanne

Erik Niord Larsen, Norway, Former solo oboe at the Philharmonic Orchestra Oslo
Retired Professor at the Norwegian Academy of Music

Alexei Ogrintchouk, Russia / Netherlands, Solo oboe Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
Professor at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève

Christian Schmitt, France / Germany, Professor at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart

Thomas Demenga, Switzerland, Cellist and composer / Professor of cello at the University of Music Basel

Bassoon

Matthias Rácz – President, Germany / Switzerland, Solo bassoon Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Zurich University of the Arts

Stefano Canuti, Italy / United Kingdom, Professor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester
and at the Conservatory „L. Campiani“ in Mantua

Martin Kuuskmann, Estonia / USA, Professor at the University of Denver Lamont School of Music

Laurent Lefèvre, France, Solo bassoon Opéra National de Paris / Professor at the Conservatoire National de Paris

Gustavo Nuñez, Uruguay / Germany - Netherlands, Solo bassoon Concertgebouw Orchestra
Professor at Düsseldorf’s Robert Schumann Hochschule

Lan Song Li, China, Solo bassoon China Philharmonic Orchestra
Professor at the Central Conservatory of Music Beijing

Oliver Schnyder, Switzerland, Pianist, international soloist

 

Jury 2013

Oboe

Martin Frutiger - President, Switzerland, Solo English horn Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Lucerne School of Music / Professor for English horn at the Zurich University of the Arts

Washington Barella, Brasil / Germany, Professor forbOboe at the University of the Arts Berlin
teacher at the Festival de Inverno de Campos do Jordao in Sao Paolo, Brasil

Luca Vignali, Italy, Solo-Oboist Italian Chamber Orchestra, Filarmonica della Fondazione Toscanini
and Orchestra of the Opera Rome

David Walter, France, Professor for Oboe and chamber music at the Conservatorium Paris and
the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London

Yiu Song Lam, Hongkong, China, Professor for Oboe and chamber music at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts,
the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Baptist University

Bassoon

Matthias Rácz – president, Germany / Switzerland, Solo bassoon Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich
Professor at the Zurich University of the Arts

Gilbert Audin, France, Professor at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris;
Solo-Bassoonist at the orchestra of the opera Paris

Dag Jensen, Norway / Germany, Professor at the Hochschule Hannover and internationally
known soloist and chamber musician

Klaus Thunemann, Germany / Spain, Professor emeritus at the Hanns-Eisler-Hochschule für Musik Berlin 
Professor at the Musikhochschule Reina Sofia Madrid

Carlo Colombo, Italy / France, first bassoonist of the Lyon National Opera Orchestra; member of the
wind-ensemble Maurice Bourgue; teacher at the Conservatoire de Lyon and the Convervatoire de Lausanne