Alberti Piano Competition

Judges

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Dr. Hendry Wijaya (Indonesia)

wijayaHendry Wijaya received his D.M.A., M.M., B.M., in Piano Performance from Manhattan School of Music, and a L.R.S.M. Diploma “With Highest Distinction” from the Royal Schools of Music. He first attracted attention in 1996 when he won the Artist International’s “Young Artist Piano Award” and made his critically acclaimed New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall. He studied piano with Constance Keene, Herbert Stessin, and Robert Weirich, and chamber music with Jeanne Baxtresser, Sylvia Rosenberg, Frank Morelli, and Linda Chesis. He has performed at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the United Nations General Assembly Hall, Merkin Hall, Steinway Hall, Yamaha Hall, the Eastern Music Festival, and the Aspen Music Festival. He is also the author of an advice column for Staccato, a monthly music education magazine in Indonesia. He is chief Advisor and Visiting Artist at the E.L.M.S. Conservatory in Jakarta and a member of the Piano Faculty at the Westminster Conservatory of Music.

Dr. George Borisov, Jury President (USA)

george01George Borisov received his professional training in Piano Performance and Chamber Ensembles from S.Rachmaninov State Conservatory in Rostov City (B.M, M.M.), M.Glinka State Conservatory in Novosibirsk (D.M.A.), and completed his Ph.D. in Musicology in the All-Russia Institute of Musicology in Moscow (Russia). He is Professor Honoris Causa of the Krasnodar State University of Arts (Russia), where he taught piano solo and chamber ensemble courses. His performance experience includes piano solo and collaborative recitals in the Soviet Union, Austria, France, Norway, Romania, and the United States. Dr. Borisov is a jury member of International and National piano competitions, including the Rome International Piano Competition (Italy), the Chopin International Piano Competition (CT, USA), the NJMTA, NJMEA, NGPT, and SMEA piano competitions and festivals (USA). He is a founder of the Golden Key International Music Festival and the Alberti Piano Competition (USA, Russia, Indonesia).

Dr. Bing Bing Chang (Hong Kong)

changBing Bing Chang has performed extensively as soloist, chamber musician, and piano accompanist in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. She received her B.A.honor with scholastic award from Hong Kong Baptist University, a Fellowship Performer’s Diploma (F.T.C.L.) at Trinity College of Music in London, a Master of Musical Arts with national honor in piano performance from the Boston Conservatory of Music, and a Doctorate in Musical Arts from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Her teachers included Jonathan Bass, Samuel Dilworth-Lesile, Si-lai Li, Yen-shun Shiu, and Susan Starr. Since 2002, Dr. Chang has been a piano faculty member at the Westminster Conservatory of Music in Princeton. She is also certified as N.C.T.M teacher by the Music Teacher’s National Association. Bing Bing has been a frequent judge for competitions, auditions, festivals as well as giving master classes and lectures across the US. She directs a chamber orchestra at the Princeton Christian Church and has served as its conductor since 2010.

Prof. Natalia Korobeynikova (Ukraine)

korobeynikovaNatalia Korobeynikova received her B.A., M.A., and D.M.A. in Piano Performing from the Saratov State Conservatory named after L.V.Sobinov. She is a Laureate of many International Competitions, including Chamber Music Competitions in Druskininkay (Lithuania, 2002) and Lonigo (Italy, 2005). She has performed in piano and harpsichord solo and collaborative recitals throughout the countries of the former Soviet Union as well as Finland, Italy, France, and Austria. She is currently an Honor Artist of Russia, Professor at the Krasnodar State University of Culture and Arts and the Artistic Director of Ekaterinodar-Classics Baroque music ensemble. Professor. Korobeynikova is a fequent judge of National and International festivals and competitions and has given master classes and lecture-recitals throughout Russia. She served as Jury President for the the second Alberti Piano Competition held in Krasnodar, Russia, in 2009.

Prof. Boris Borisov (Russia)

bborisovBoris Borisov received his B.A. degree in music performance, M.A. degree in music theory and composition, and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the S.Rachmaninov State Conservatory in Rostov City. He taught history and theory of music at the Turkmen State Institute of the Arts. He is currently a Professor of Philsophy and Director of the Humanities Center at the Krasnodar State University where he teaches courses in aesthetics, history of philosophy, and the arts. He is author more than 200 articles and 12 books on a variety topics of music culture and philosophy. For the second Alberti Piano Competition held in Krasnodar, Russia, in 2009, he was the President of the Organizing Committee.