Angkor Youth Orchestra

The ANGKOR YOUTH ORCHESTRA is established in 2007.
Conductor Rom Daravon and his wife Tep Kuntereth are teaching
sucsesfully - together wir other teachers from RUFA - this young musicians.
The ART+Foundation supports the initiative with the international music teacher network. The training methode is created by Shinichi Minami (Japan).
Miki Aoki

Born in Tokyo, Miki Aoki made her orchestral debut at the Royal Festival Hall in London performing Mozart piano concerto K.467 with National Symphony Orchestra at the age of 12.
Recent and upcoming performances include concerto performance with Washington Sinfonietta, solo recital in Tokyo, trio concert with Pierre Amoyal and Francois Sallque and concerts in Austria, Germany, Turkey and Switzerland. In season 2009-10 performances include invitation to Menuhin Festival in Gstaad with Russian violinist Andrey Baranov, solo recital in Tokyo, and Valdres Festival in Norway.
Miki Aoki performs in venues such as St. Martin-in-the Fields, St. John’s Smith Square, Purcell Room at South Bank Centre (London), Laeizhalle Hamburg, Mozart-Saal, Barlach Haus, Bechstein Haus, Musicasa Tokyo, Wiener-Saal Salzburg, as well as in festivals Mecklenburg-Vorpommen, Salzburger Festspiele, Rheingau, Beaulieu-sur-la Mer (France) and Otzburger Sommerkonzerte. In 2006 Miki was invited by Itzhak Perlman to his Chamber music workshop in Long Island, USA.

Miki has appeared as a soloist with National Symphony, London Soloist Chamber Orchestra, Hamburg Camerata and Washington Sinfonietta.
Her solo and chamber music performances have been broadcasted on NDR-North German Radio, Radio Suisse Romande and Hessicher Rundfunk.

Recipient of numerous prizes and awards, Miki won prizes in IBLA Grand Prize +Debussy Prize (Italy), Elise-Meyer (Germany), CSTMA Young Artist Competition (U.S.A.), Faculty Honors Award and concerto competition at Indiana University, E. B. Storrs Piano Scholarship, (CT/U.S.A.) St. Albans Music competition, Harrow Young Musicans Award, (UK) and was semi-finalist at the Concert Artist Guild Auditions in New York. She participated in Perlman Chamber music workshop, Texas Cliburn Piano Institute, Banff, International Musicians Seminar Prussia Cove, Chopin-Gorecki Festival in Poland, Pro-Quartet Paris and played in master classes for Karl-Heinz Kaemmerling, Leon Fleisher, Claude Frank, Peter Frankl, Pascal Devoyon, Bruno Canino, Paul Katz, Donald and Vivian Weilerstein, Paul Katz, Ferenc Rados, Gyorgy Kurtag among many others.
From 2006-2008 Miki was selected by Y. Menuhin-Live Music Now-an extensive organization in Germany providing classical concerts in hospitals, prisons and retirement homes. With her duo-partner, Miki gave number of concerts and was selected to play as one of three ensembles at the Menuhin gala concert in Hamburg.

In 2006 Miki met the legendary violinist Pierre Amoyal who gave her opportunities to collaborate with him in recitals and has taken her to Canada, France and Switzerland. Since 2007 Miki is the class accompanist for Pierre Amoyal’s class, and in 2008 was appointed full time collaborative pianist for the violin department of Conservatoire de Lausanne.

Miki collaborates with Pierre Amoyal, Elisabeth Vidal (Soprano), Kuss Quartet, members of prestigious orchestras such as Gewandhaus Leipzig, Munich Philharmonic, Bayerische Rundfunk Orchestra, Tornhalle Zuerich and Orchestre de la Radio Suisse Romande.

Steadily building a reputation for her collaborative work, Miki receives invitations regularly for masterclassses and competitions. Since 2007 Miki plays every summer at the Mozarteum Summer Academy in Salzburg and in April 2009 was invited to play for the violin master class at Kronberg Academy in Germany. Miki has played for master classes of Pierre Amoyal, Kolja Blacher, Mauricio Fuks, Gidon Kremer, Dora Schwarzberg, Christian Tetzlaff, and Donald Weilerstein. Previously Miki played in university classes for Franco Guli, Mauricio Fuks, Eric Friedman, Janos Starker and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Between 2005-2008 was a class pianist for Kolja Blacher at Hochschule fuer Musik und Theater Hamburg.

Miki started playing the piano at age 4 and moved to London at age 9 where she joined the Purcell School of Music. She graduated from Bachelor of Music and Performer Diploma degrees from Indiana University, Bloomington and Master of Music from Yale University. In 2007 Miki completed Konzertexamen degree at Hochschule fuer Musik und Theater Hamburg with distinction. (Mit Auszeichnung). Her teachers include Roshan Magub, James Gibb, Reiko Neriki, Gyorgy Sebok, Boris Berman and Evgeni Koroliov.

Festival Workshop Orchestra

The Festival Workshop Orchestra = collegium musicum phnom penh
Established in 2004. This music education project is an international coalition of the music teacher network that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of music in the education and development of Cambodian musicians and the continuing improvement of Cambodian music education.

The priority of the conductor and artistig director of the collegium musicum (Anton Isselhardt, Germany) is is to act as trusted intermediaries between prospective patrons and students. Through this ongoing program ART+Foundation offers responsible and professional partnerships to build bridges between international high-class musicians and and their counterparts – young Cambodian music teachers and music students.

Nam Joo Lee

Nam Joo Lee received a diploma in vocal study from Sungshim Womans University in Seoul, republic of Korea. She was a member of several church choirs – performing as soloist and has made performances at many recitals in her homeland.
Hey Jin Lee

Hey Jin Lee has achived a bachelor of Art in Music from Sahmyouk University Seoul. Ahe also recived here teachers’Licence in Music education from the ministry of education, Republic of Kores.
Maja Pawelke

German clarinetist Maja Pawelke has performed as a chamber musician at Beijing Concert Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Society of Ethical Culture at Lincoln Center, the German Embassy in Washington, Dank Haus Chicago, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Philharmonie Köln and Komische Oper Berlin. As a soloist she has performed the concertos of Mozart, Weber and Copland with China Philharmonic, Ford Symphony Orchestra Cologne, Bergische Sinfoniker, Sinfonietta Wuppertal and Instrumentalverein Wuppertal.

Ms. Pawelke is a recent prize winner of 2nd Beijing International Music Competition for Clarinet in China. In 2009, she was invited to perform at Zermatt Festival in Switzerland with members of the Berlin Philharmonic and played the world premiere of “Celestial Object II” by Matthias Pintscher with the Sharoun Ensemble. A highlight of her performance activities in contemporary music was the world premiere and the CD- recording of “Right Eyebrow Dance“ for clarinets, synthesizer and percussion by Karlheinz Stockhausen. Maja Pawelke was a member of Young German Philharmonic and the academy of the orchestra of Komische Oper Berlin in the season 2006/07.

Ms. Pawelke earned her Master of Music degree at the Juilliard School as a student of Charles Neidich. She has been sponsored in her studies by the Rotary Foundation as an Ambassadorial Scholar and held the “Gerd Bucerius Scholarship” of the German Music Foundation.

Heike Schuch

Born in 1983 in Neuss,Germany, Heike Schuch began playing cello when she was seven. From 2001 she was a student at the “Hochschule für Musik Köln” as a pupil of Prof. Maria Kliegel. Since 2007 she studies at the Mozarteum Salzburg with Enrico Bronzi.
Heike Schuch has toured as as a soloist, chamber musician and principal cellist of several orchestras in Europe, Asia and South America. She was invited to festivals like “Schleswig-Holstein Festival”,“Bonner Herbst” and “Friedrich Gulda Festival”. She has attended master classes of many important cellists, including those of David Geringas, Gary Hoffman, Anner Bylsma, Janos Starker, Natalia Gutmann, Arto Noras, Frans Helmerson and Heinrich Schiff. Heike Schuch is a prizewinner of several national and international competitions and was awarded the cultural prize of her hometown Neuss in 1997 as well as the prestigious European award “Pro Europa” in 2002 in Berlin.