Active participants of the Masterclass 2017

Applications for the Dohnányi Masterclass for Conductors 2017 have been closed for the active participants.

Active participants will be:

Yaniv Attar Yaniv Attar  (USA/Israel)

Music Director Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
Music Director, Pennsylvania Chamber Orchestra
Graduate of the Royal College of Music London, The Juilliard School in New York, and McGill University in Montreal.

Daniel Bacsinszky Daniel Bacsinszky  (Switzerland/Hungary)

Daniel Bacsinszky studied in Lausanne HEMU (CH) and Hanover HMTMH (GER). He’s lyrical bass-baryton, conductor, violinist and music teacher. He performs as soloist/ensemble singer and conducts currently several choirs and orchestras in the french part of Switzerland.

Ors Balogh Örs Balogh  (Hungary)

Örs Balogh started his career as a teacher of special music subjects, choirmaster and conductor in Sigismund Toduta High School of Music in Cluj-Napoca. Nowadays, in addition to his activities in music pedagogy in Germany, he is the chief conductor of European Summer Philharmonic and Choir in Chemnitz.

Chen-Hao Chiang Chen-Hao Chiang  (Taiwan)

Associate Conductor of Taipei Chinese Orchestra.
1st Prize winner of 2014 Competition for Young Conductors of National Chinese Orchestra, Taiwan.

Leon Chu Leon Chu  (Hong Kong)

Leon Chu is a Hong Kong born conductor, music educator and writer. He is currently the music director of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chorus.

Guro Ansteensen Haugli Guro Ansteensen Haugli  (Norway)

Guro Ansteensen Haugli is a conductor and oboist who recently finished a degree in conducting at the University of Stavanger. She is persuing a career in conducting and has previously been working with different bands and orchestras in the Stavanger region. During her bachelor studies she did an Erasmus exchange at the Musikene school of music in San Sebastian, Spain.

Jungho Kim Jungho Kim  (South Korea)

Jungho Kim is a violinist and conductor, originally from South Korea.
He is the new Director of Orchestra at Kent State University in Ohio, USA.

Zoltan Kocsis-Holper Zoltán Kocsis-Holper  (Hungary)

Zoltán Kocsis-Holper is the founding conductor of Kórus Spontánusz, Sopron, and the leader of several local choirs. He won the first prize and the audience award in the National Competition of Young Conductors in 2008. He worked with the Hungarian Radio Choir, and even with the Dutch Radio Choir and the Dutch Chamber Choir in a course. He finished second and was awarded a special prize in the 8th International Competition of Young Conductors in Torino, Italy in May 2015. Singer and associate conductor of Hungarian National Choir since September 2016.

Reo Mizumura Reo Mizumura  (Japan)

Reo Mizumura was born in Tokyo, Japan. He has conducted Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, West Bohemian Symphony Orchestra and Kons Orchestra, among others.

Tian-Hui Ng Tian-Hui Ng  (Singapore/USA)

Passionate musician, collaborative artist, inquisitive adventurer

Rom Shamir Rom Shamir  (Israel)

Studies orchestral conducting, 2nd year, at the Tel-Aviv university, Buchmann-Mehta School of Music: class of Mr. Yi-An Xu.
A winner of the Special Prize award at the 12th Danube Conducting Masterclass and Competition, Budapest 2016.
Personal Assistant to the Chief Supervisor for music education at Israel’s Ministry of Education. Trumpet player and band commander at the Israeli Defense Forces military reserve army ensemble.