Past Adjudicators

2008

Toshio Akiyama
Honorary President, Asia Pacific Band Directors Association
Honorary President, Japanese Band Directors Association

Douglas Bostock
Principal Conductor, Aargau Symphony Orchestra, Switzerland
Principal Guest Conductor, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

Dennis Johnson
Past President, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
Director of Bands, Murray State University, USA

Simon Yau Yuen-Hing
Composer, Hong Kong

Surapol Thanyawibool
Music Director, Kasetsart University, Thailand

MAJ Philip Tng
Senior Director of Music, Singapore Armed Forces Bands
Vice-President, Wind Bands Association of Singapore

Richard Adams
Head, Music Department
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

 

2010

Virginia Allen
Associate Dean for Administration and past conducting Professor
The Juilliard School, USA

Bert Aalders
Past President, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
Board Member, Dutch Conductors Association, The Netherlands

Johan de Meij
Composer, The Netherlands

Kikuo Atarashi
Board Member, All Japan Band Association

Chen Qian
Composer, People’s Liberation Army, China

Surapol Thanyawiboon
Music Director, Kasetsart University, Thailand

Richard Adams
Head, Music Department
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

 

2012

Bert Aalders
President-Elect/ Past President, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
The Netherlands

James Keene
University of Illinois School of Music Professor Emeritus
Past-President of the American Bandmasters Association, National Band Association, The Big Ten Band Directors Association
U.S.A

Lin You Sheng
Resident Conductor, Shanghai Opera House
Council Member, China Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
China

Military Expert 5 (ME5) Philip Tng
Senior Director of Music, Singapore Armed Forces Bands
Singapore

Ralph Hultgren
Composer, Head of Open Conservatorium, Griffith University
Australia

Rosa Briceño
Board Member, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
Founding Member, Latin American Forum for Band and Orchestra Conductors
Venezuela

Yo Goto
Composer
Japan/ U.S.A

2014

Douglas Bostock
Principal Conductor, Aargau Symphony Orchestra, Switzerland
Principal Guest Conductor, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra
Switzerland
 
Bert Aalders
President-Elect / Past President, World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles
The Netherlands
 
Paula Crider
Professor Emeritus, The University of North Texas
U.S.A
 
Ralph Hultgren
Composer, Head of Open Conservatorium, Griffith University
Australia
 
Richard Saucedo
Arranger and Composer
U.S.A.
 
Eiichi Toyama
Chairman, Japan High School Band Association
Japan
 
Masanori Fukuda
Music Director and Lecturer, Senzoku College of Music
Japan