Lecturing Faculty and Guest Artists

  • Malcolm Yuen

    Programme Director

    Associate Conductor, Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director of the Irish Chamber Ensemble, and Juror, Wiener Musikseminar

  • John Beal

    Live Orchestra to Film

    Internationally Recognized Live to Film Conductor and Acclaimed Film Composer, Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra

  • Federico Borlandelli

    Opera Coach

    Descendent of Gioachino Rossini, Opera producer, Opera vocal coach, Opera staging and costume specialist

  • Derek Gleeson

    Conducting Faculty

    Music Director of the Dublin Philharmonic Orchestra and Executive Director of the European Academy of Fine Arts

  • Bernhard Kerres

    Career Development and Promotion

    Former Artistic Director and CEO of the Wiener Konzerthaus, founder of HELLO STAGE, and an industry leader in Career Management Education

  • Vincent de Kort

    Conducting Faculty

    Dutch Conductor in high demand with the world's leading opera houses, including Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg, Royal Swedish Opera, and dozens more.

  • Grigor Palikarov

    Conducting Faculty

    Conductor of the National Opera and Ballet, Sofia, the Symphony Orchestra-Pazardzhik, and the "Classic FM" Symphony Orchestra, Sofia

  • Christo Pavlov

    Conducting Faculty

    Music Director of the Vratsa Symphony Orchestra, Music and Record Producer, Orchestrator and Score Supervisor

  • Walt Straiton

    Conducting Faculty

    American Conductor & Music Executive (Yamaha, Conn-Selmer); Performances with Chuck Mangione, Chris Botti, Bob James, Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich

  • Nayden Todorov

    Conducting Faculty

    Music Director of the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra the much-lauded Thracia Summer International Music Festival 

  • Niki Petrov

    Conducting Faculty

    Accomplished Bulgarian Studio and Classical Conductor, Orchestrator, Score Supervisor and Classical Percussionist

  • Debbie Smith

    Recording, Mixing & Editing

    Studio Engineer and Lecturer in Recording, Mixing & Editing

  • Mihail Yossifov

    Jazz Faculty

    One of the most successful Bulgarian Jazz Trumpeters in the industry, leader of the Big Band Module for Conductors

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