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Judges Introduction

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Chen Wenying

–National Ethnic Musical Instruments Competition in China: Professional Guzheng
Section – Gold Medalist

–Canada YC Music Academy: Music Director, Guzheng Section Head

–Graduated from Tianjin Conservatory of Music; coached by renowned Guzheng educatorsNamely, Professor CAO Zhen, ZHOU Yan Jia and SUAN Wen Yen

–Member of Tianjin Music Academy Graded Examination Committee and the TraditionalChinese Music Committee

–Graded Examination Adjudicator of the Chinese Instrumental Music Association,Chinese Musicians Association Guzheng Section, and Chinese Ethnic Music AssociationGuzheng Section

–Obtained the following titles from China:

–Rising Star of the Century in Arts

–Outstanding Female Achievement Award–“March 8th” Red Flag Leader

–2012 Instructor of the Master Class of Tzar's Village Music Festival

–2012 Adjudicator of Calgary Kiwanis Music Festival



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David Collins


David is a piano consultant and product manager for Tom Lee Music. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree and Diploma in Piano Performance, and previously ran a music school specializing in music education for young children. David, originally from the UK, has experience judging festivals and recitals and is a firm believer in the importance of music education and performance.

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Chuck Cave

Chuck Cave has been active in the music industry for over 30 years in a variety of different roles and enjoys enabling the next generation of musicians to discover the same enjoyment in music.

With an extensive background as a teacher, performer, adjudicator, and music retail manager Chuck has worked with countless musicians of all ages and levels.  _cc781905-5cde-319 4-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_ _cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_   Teaching piano, organ and saxophone for 10 years led to specializing in composition, arranging and improvisation for students and teachers alike. Chuck has also hosted many clinics and workshops at the Tom Lee Music stores in


Wang Qiao

Director of the Piano Department of Canada Y C Music Academy, Mr. Wang Qiao graduated in 2008 In the middle school attached to the Central Conservatory of Music, I gave up the admission to the Piano Department of the Central Conservatory of Music, and came to the Vancouver Academy of Music as a full scholarship student to learn piano from the world-renowned pianist Professor Lee Kum Sing. In 2012, he won the undergraduate degree in piano with the first place. In 2014, he received the Young Pianist Diploma (Artist Diploma) with a full scholarship. In 2016, he graduated from UBC with a full scholarship. Department of Music Piano Studies

Graduated as the first piano student of  Most Outstanding Student for two consecutive years, and became the only representative of  UBC piano students were invited to participate in _cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_UBC Chan Center Solo performance, received high attention and praise.  

Teacher Wang Qiao has won excellent results in many major domestic and international competitions, such as Hong Kong International Piano Competition, China Youth Piano Competition, Qinghai Cup, Domi Cup, Gulangyu International Piano Competition, Key Meek competition, UBC Concerto Competition, Mozart Concerto The Competition won the Gold Award, Silver Award and Excellent Ranking.  

 Wang Qiao has close cooperation with major bands:
2011 with  Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra and  2012 combined with  Stradivari Ensemble Orchestra composing and performing a piano concerto;
was invited in 2013 with Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra performed in  Vancouver Orpheum Theater, and received high attention and affirmation from major newspapers and TV stations;
2015 with Choral Union at UBC Chan Center collaborated in a large concert.  

     In recent years, Ms. Wang Qiao has been working as a Chinese female pianist After returning to the motherland, I started a tour of first-tier and second-tier cities in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and received   very high affirmation. And Canada (Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver), Italy, the United States (New York), Germany (Berlin) and other cities in the world, as well as in major music festivals, concerts and charity evenings I saw teacher Wang Qiao.  

In 2018, we started to cooperate with Tom Lee piano company and prepare to maintain it for one year tours and events.  

 Teacher Wang Qiao is also active in the field of piano education.   has 10 years of teaching experience since 2008, and its students have all passed the examination with excellent results  , and have won major competitions (such as _ cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Richmond Music Festival, Kiwanis,  BC Piano Competition and BC Conservatory of Music) won the first prize and won the scholarship. Some of the students also got   the opportunity to cooperate with the band (Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra) at UBC Chan Center, among which some excellent students   participated Cresecdo Piano Competition and Little Mozart first prizes will be selected to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York.  

In 2016, Mr. Wang Qiao created the Elite Cup Piano Competition also served as the general judge of the piano committee, which received a huge response and received a letter of support and congratulations from the President of Canada James Trudeau.  In 2018, 6 students broke through 500 contestants and entered the finals. They were selected and sent to Stanford University to participate in the United States International Competition. They won two silver medals and one bronze medal.  


Ma Haiqing

       Haiqing Ma, Erhu Virtuoso "Tianhua Cup" National Erhu Competition,_cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_first in Shanxi Province and_cc781905-5cde-319 4-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_First Runner-up of National Competition. Shanxi Province Cross-Century Star of the Arts. 13th Edition of Shanxi "Xinghua Prize" Winner. Member of Shanxi Musicians Association. Director of Shanxi Erhu Society. Examiner of China Nationalities Orchestra Society


Tianshu Peak

      Shufeng Tian, Erhu lecturer, master supervisor,_cc781905-5cde-3194 -bb3b-136bad5cf58d_School of music, Shanxi University. It has awarded the Golden Prize in the "Huji Flower" Cup Singapore International Music and Dance Competition, the first prize in the 8th National Chinese Music "Golden Bell Award" Erhu Competition in Shanxi Province, the 3rd National National Ethnic Instrument Performance


Jian Erxin

Jian Erxin National Second-Class Player. He has won the Sagina Prize and the local multi-competition prize of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Professional Arts Exhibition. In 2012, he was the first soloist of the first stage TV art competition in Ordos City, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.


Li Caixia

Li Caixia is a member of Erhu Association of Chinese Musicians Association and a member of the Japan Erhu Zhongxing Association. Born in Inner Mongolia China, Inner Mongolia Art School and graduated from Erhu, Department of Music, Inner Mongolia Normal University. In 1996, he entered the Graduated School of Educationa,  Kanazawa University, Japan. Graduate in 2001. Each year, a personal concert of Erhu is held. At the same time, Caixia Erhu classroom and Caixia Erhu Ensemble are found.

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