2024 Guest artists

Megumi Kanda | 神田めぐみ

Principal Trombone, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Ayaka Sato | 佐藤 采香

EUPHONIUM, A MEMBER OF THE PANDA WIND ORCHESTRA SPECIALLY-APPOINTED LECTURER AT TOHO GAKUEN COLLEGE MUSIC DEPARTMENT

YIHSIN CINDY LIU | 劉 宜欣

PRINCIPAL HORN, NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (TAIWAN) / TAIWAN PHILHARMONIC

Nuttakamon Supattranont | ヌッタカモン・スパトラノン

Section trumpet, Singapore Symphony Orchestra

CHIHIRO YAMAZAKI | 山崎 千裕

Jazz Trumpet, Chihiro Yamazaki+ROUTE 14 band

NOBUKO MIYASHITA | 宮下 宣子

SLIDE TRUMPET, TROMBONE, PART-TIME LECTURER OF FERRIS UNIVERSITY, SACKBUT ENSEMBLE “PROJECT S”, SACKBUT

Monarch Brass | モナークブラス

In the tradition of the highest artistic levels of brass playing, Monarch Brass represents the very best women brass soloists, orchestral, and premiere military band players throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

SAKURA BRASS BAND | 桜ブラスバンド

Athena Brass Band | アテナブラスバンド

The Athena Brass Band is the first all-female brass band in the United States.

Guest Composers & Conductors

Kanako Abe | 阿部 加奈子

Conductor, Composer, Music Director of Dômes Symphony Orchestra

FUFUMI HIROSAWA | 廣澤 芙々美

MUSIC TEACHER OF COMPOSITION, PIANO AND SOLFEGE

Michelle Rakers | ミシェル・レイカーズ

American born conductor Michelle Rakers was the Senior Assistant Director for “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra from 2004 - 2018

Jessica Sneeringer | ジェシカ・スニーリンジャー

Conductor, Trombonist, Performing Arts Department Chair & Band Director at the Columbus Academy

Fuhong Shi | フーホン・シ

Professor and graduate supervisor in composition at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China