The performing artists:    
Pantun Trio (Kuala Lumpur Malaysia)

Pantun Trio (Pantun is ‘’Poem’’ in Malay) consists of violinist Jae Sern Lim, cellist Florian Antier and pianist Shuenda Wong. They have studied in Singapore (YST Conservatory), Germany (Hochschule fuer Musik Freiburg), France (Superior Conservatory of Paris), and UK (Guildhall School of Music). As instrumentalists they have won prizes in numerous music competitions as well as performed extensively across Asia and Europe. The trio was founded recently at Bentley Music Academy where trio members were head of faculties. They have had the opportunity to perform across Malaysia- notably for the former Prime Minister Science Foundation Gala dinner, the Kota Kinabalu Music Festival as well as at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas . The trio has the vision to be able to bring their diverse experiences in many different genres and versatility (as soloist, concert master, orchestral player, accompanist, chamber musicians, educator, academician) to fuse into a wonderful amalgam of music making.  They hope to be able to perform across Asia in the near future.


Cicilia Yudha (Indonesia/USA)

Indonesian pianist Cicilia Yudha made her debut with the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall in 2003. In recognition of her musicianship and artistic personality, Dr. Yudha was awarded the "Rosario Marciano Prize", and presented a solo recital in Vienna sponsored by the Vienna International Piano Academy in Austria.   As a creative artist, she recently collaborated with tap dancer Claudia Rahardjanoto in a musical composition by an Indonesian composer Jaya Suprana in Detroit and New York City.   Her collaboration on Chopin Mazurkas with musicologist Ewelina Boczkowska has also resulted in an invitation to present at the inaugural event of TEDx Youngstown in 2014.

Dr. Yudha was a winner of the Cleveland Institute of Music Concerto Competition, Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, New England Conservatory Commencement Concerto Competition, and UNC Greensboro Student Artist Concerto Competition resulting in performances with each orchestra. She has also appeared with the Lakeland Civic Orchestra, Converse Symphony Orchestra, and the Duke University Symphony Orchestra. Her live performances have been broadcast by Jakarta's Radio Klasik, Cleveland's WCLV FM, New York's WQXR, the Canadian Broadcasting Company, and on the radio program, “From the Top”.   In 2011, she gave concerts and master classes tour in Indonesia and Cambodia sponsored by Art Plus Foundation celebrating Franz Liszt Bicentennial
Stephan Cassar (France)

Stefan Cassar has been living in France  since1989 .A graduate  of theEcole Normale Superieure de Musique de Paris where he studied with professor Germaine Mounier after being awarded the Eyton Scholarship offered by the Albert Roussel Association of Paris, he studied uner renowned masters including Helena Czerny Stefanska and Valery Affanassiev. He also studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg in Austria, as a scholarship student under Sergio Perticaroli. 

Stefan Cassar has been a prize winner in the Sophia 2000 international piano competition for the best interpretation of Liszt ' s "Après une Lecture du Dante", a work which he has recorded in a cd including major works by Beethoven and Chopin.

Stefan Cassar  has been artistic director  of various music festivals all over France including " Les Nocturnes de Carpentras" in Provence and " Un Piano a Collonges" close to Lyon. In 2001  he founded " Un Piano en Hiver "Chamber music festival  taking place over the Christmas season and  " Les Moments Musicaux " in august both  in the " paradisiaque " Belle -isle-en mer , Island in Brittany off the west coast of France of which he still is music director.

Stefan Cassar is regularly invited to give master-classes around France. Every July, he travels to the south of France where, he has been organizing and directing summer piano academy close to Marseille on the French Riviera. .He  has been contracted to perform in Monaco and Cannes in France and in Zaragoza , Spain to inaugurate the magnificent M Liminal grand piano by the famous Paolo Fazioli.
Ikeda Bonsamnang (Cambodia)

The Cambodian clarinet player Ikeda Bonsamnang got his first music education at the School of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh. He continued his studies at State Musical College/Ukraine and the Birmingham Conservatoire/England. In addition he studied at the Elizabeth University of Music, Japan and obtained a Master Degree. Ikeda Bonsamnang played first clarinet at the Asean-Japan Symphony Orchestra. Bonsamnag has perfromed leading clarinet repertoire  at the annual International Music Festival Phnom Penh since 2006 and is now, based in Phnom Penh, performing regularly on classical music events in Phnom Penh.

Etienne Chenevier

is a pianist, who studied with Mme Auberr-Crouzet (composer and teacher at the Université Musicale Internationale de Paris). His repertoire extends from Bach to Messiaen. During his international career he has performed numerous solo recitals, as well as chamber music with international artists. Etienne Chenevier lives in Singapore where he also performs, as with the Singapore Symphony Chamber Music series.


Worldship Orchestra (Japan)

Worldship Orchestra (WSO) from Japan was founded by their leader Akihide Noguchi.
The orchestra expresses the vision like that of a ship sailing the world and having the suffix “ship” would also mean ‘friendship’ and ‘leadership,’ with musicians whose passion is to deliver music and educate the children who has lesser or even no access to classical music.

Rong Sereyvann (Cambodia)

The Cambodian Pianist Rong Sereyvann started to play the piano in the age of 16 and joined the Royal University of Fine Arts. His major and most relevant teacher is Him Sophy. He went to the USA for the Opera production "Where Elephant Weep" where he gained international experiences. In addition, Sereyvann improved his piano-technique and musical understanding in master classes with Stephan Rahn. Sereyvann obtained his Bachelor Degree for Music 2013 and performed sucsesfully works by Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel durning the Phnom Penh Music Festivals 2013/14, Sereyvann is highly motivated and works now with his French teacher Etienne Chenevier constantly on the Mozart piano concerto No 17.