Taipei Chinese Orchestra conducting competition (Jorma Panula as Chairman of the Jury)


Annual Competition


2015 Conducting Competition


  1. To discover outstanding talents and cultivate future conductors for traditional Chinese orchestras
  2. To promote international cultural exchange and to contribute to the further development of traditional Chinese music


All participants must be born on or after 1st January, 1975.

The competition is open to conductors of all nationalities.

Application Deadline: 31st October, 2014.

Allapplication materials must reach our office by the application deadline. Postmark alone is not sufficient.


JORMA PANULA Conductor and Educator, Chairman of Jury

Felix Chen Chiu-sen Conductor; Former General Director, Taipei Symphony Orchestra

Chien Wen-Pin Conductor, Deutsche Oper am Rhein ; Artistic Advisor, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra

Qu Chunquan Principal Conductor, Taipei Chinese Orchestra

Wang Fujian General Director and Artistic Director, Shanghai Chinese Orchestra; Professor of Conducting, Central Conservatory of Music

Xu Zhijun Permanent Conductor, China National Opera House; Professor of Conducting, Central Conservatory of Music

Chen Shih-Hui (Final Round) Professor of Composition, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University

FAN WEI-TSU(First and Second Rounds) Musicologist; Composer; Professor, Chinese Music Department, Chinese Culture University


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