Workshop Instructors

Mark Anthony Carpio (PH)

  • Choirmaster of the acclaimed Philippine Madrigal Singers since 2001.
  • Winner of several choral competitions including Florilege Vocal de Tours (2006).
  • Choral educator, lecturer, and judge in many international choral organizations and festivals. 

Kevin Fox (CA/UK)

  • Vocalist, choral director, coach, adjudicator, arranger, workshop leader, and MD. 
  • Former baritone/vocal percussionist for the Grammy-winning group The Swingles.
  • Frequent instructor seen in many international vocal festivals across the globe.


Sungmo Han (KR)

  • International Education Advisor of Vocal Asia.
  • Leader of a cappella group “Star Of Star”.
  • Artistic Director of Jeju International Youth A Cappella Camp.
  • Author of multiple a cappella education books.


Mia Hsieh (TW)

  • Founder and vocalist of the internationally recognized music group A Moving Sound.
  • Performed in more than 20 countries.
  • Collaborated with visual artists, film directors, etc., and created several music-dance-theater pieces.


Merel Martens (NL)

  • Full-time choir leader, arranger, teacher, coach. 
  • Awarded ‘Best choir conductor of 2018’ by the Netherlands Choir Festival.
  • Involved in the award-winning vocal groups Pitch Control, MAZE and VOÏSZ Vocal Projects.

Astrid Vang-Pedersen (DK)

  • Board member of Aarhus Vocal Festival.
  • Freelance teacher and composer in Denmark and across the world. 
  • Founded the vocal ensemble Dopplers, which focuses on the Concert Design approach to performing vocal music.

Grace Ng (SG)

  • Certified Somatic Voicework teacher.
  • Practitioner of the art of Jin Shin as well as a trained Clinical Hypnotherapist.
  • Her work incorporates body, mind and emotional wellness as part of a holistic performer training.

Paul Phoenix (UK)

  • 2-time Grammy Award winner as member of King’s Singers.
  • Over 2,000 concerts in 17 years, Gramophone Hall of Fame.
  • Sang for the Queen as early as 1977 Silver Jubilee Service in St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir, London.
  • His coaching specializes in encouraging audience engagement and confidence-building with soloists, conductors, choirs and ensembles.


Water Singers (MO)

  • Female a cappella group based in Macau.
  • Famous for combining elements between drama and a cappella.
  • Toured in Japan, Taiwan, and Hong Kong with their a cappella theatre work, Picturesque.

Deke Sharon (US)

  • Founded the Contemporary A Cappella Society of America (CASA) in 1991. 
  • Producer of multiple award-winning a cappella albums, 
  • Arranger, on-site music director, and vocal producer for Universal’s “Pitch Perfect“ series.


  • Founded in 2008.
  • Focusing on turning traditional Korean music into a cappella. 
  • One of a kind among Asian a cappella groups.



Morten Vinther (DK)

  • Former singer of The Real Group.
  • Producer, song writer, and arranger for many world-renowned vocal groups.
  • Engaged in a number of improvisational projects with other a cappella singers.


Michele Weir (US)

  • Vocal jazz educator around the globe.
  • Arranger, pianist, vocalist, well known for her versatile skill set and ability to inspire. 
  • Arranger for many notable vocal groups including New York Voices and the Swingle Singers, with orchestral works played by various symphonies including the Boston Pops.

Geila Zilkha (JP)

  • Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter/Lyricist, and Jazz Educator.
  • Released several solo albums, jazz duet albums (SOLO-DUO), and toured with J-POP star MISIA. 
  • Professor at OSAKA GEIDAI University of Arts from 2018-2020.




 

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