The Juries


Jurymitglieder des Jahres 2015

We have been able to recruit exceptional artists, highly valued pedagogues and internationally experienced jurors for the competition. They will offer their advice and support to participants after each competition round.

Photo: Jury members of 2015 deliberating


Due to the number of competition categories, there will be two different juries:


Jury for the Children and youth competition and for the Amateur competition, August 23—29, 2018

• Christian Wilm Müller (Germany)
• Georg Sava (Romania / Germany)
• Gitti Pirner (Germany)
• Henri Sigfridsson (Finland / Germany)
• Paul Rickard-Ford (Australia)


Jury for the Professional competition and for the category "Conducting from the piano", August 26—September 1, 2018

• Christian Wilm Müller (Germany)
• Georg Sava (Romania / Germany)
• Gitti Pirner (Germany)
• Henri Sigfridsson (Finland / Germany)
• Paul Rickard-Ford (Australia)
• Martin Hughes (Great Britain / Austria)
• Oxana Yablonskaya (Russia / USA)
Chin-Chao Lin (Taiwan / Germany), Deputy General Music Director Meininger Hofkapelle – from the 2nd round on
• In the category "Conducting from the Piano", one vote will fall to the Meiningen Court Orchestra from the 2nd round on