The performing artists:    

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.


Misato Nakaishi

Born in Tokyo, Japan. Misato received a bachelor of composition from the Kunitachi College of Music in Japan. Since 2014 she lives in PhnomPenh. She is a composer, pianist, music arranger,and chorus coach. Currently she is a piano teacher at SoundsKool music school in Phnom Penh.



Ikeda Bonsamnag

Education: School of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Faculty of Music. Graduated with Baccalaureate Honors. Dnipropetrovsk State Musical College, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Bachelors Degree. Major, Clarinet. Second Clarinet, Ukraine State Philharmonic Orchestra. Birmingham Conservatoire, University of Central England. 2003-2005 Elizabeth University of Music, Japan, Master Degree. First Clarinet, Asean-Japan Symphony Orchestra.



Sakano Issei. 

Born from parents who love music, he started piano at the age of three. He had been studying piano, music theory and composition under Japanese teachers for 15 years. After coming to Cambodia in 1992, he had been away from music for years, but has resumed musical activities recently. He is currently working for legal and judicial reform in Cambodia as Japanese expert to Cambodian Ministry of Justice and at the same time, making performance occasionally in Phnom Penh mainly as a piano accompanist.


Chan Vitharo

was born in 1971 in Phnom Penh. He studied flute at the school of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, in the early 1980s to 1989 under Prof.Eang Sengthai. He has worked many years as a flute teacher for the Department of Music Faculty of the Royal University of Fne Arts (RUFA). After he finished his studies in B.A. at RUFA- he got the grand scholarship from the goverment of Japan for the Master Course studied at the Elisabeth University of Music in Hiroshima from 2004-2007 under Prof. Oshiro Keiji. Since 2003 to present, he is a flute player in the „Royal Singing Orchestra“, Royal Palace, created by H.M.Norodom Sihanouk former King of Cambodia and the Queen H.M.Norodom Monineath Sihanouk.


Anton Isselhardt

studied with Prof. Joachim Starke( University of Music Mannheim) and with Carin Levine (University of Music Freiburg). He served as a augmenting  flautist with the State Philharmonic of Rhineland-Palatinate. These orchestral experiences, especially with renowned conductors like Sergiu Celibidache,  had a lasting influence  on his musical consciousness. Anton Isselhardt plays in several Chamber music groups with musicians from Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra,State Philharmonic of Rhineland-Palatinate
Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.Since 2006 Anton has been the Head Of Classical Music Program of the Goethe Zentrum (Meta House) in Phnom Penh. He has organized various international music projects in the Southeast Asian region. Institut Seni Indenoesia, Jogjakarta,bTembi -  House of Culture Jogjakarta, Conservatory of Music Ho-Chi-Minh City,Myanmar Radio Television Orchestra, Royal University of Fine Arts Phnom Penh. Anton Isselhardt  is also a lecturer at the Faculty of Music at the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh. He conducts master classes and workshops for chamber music and orchestras.