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Competition Director


Jian Liu

Dr. Jian Liu is an internationally celebrated concert pianist, chamber musician, and educator, and has performed and taught throughout Europe, Asia, and North America. He is currently the Programme Director of Classical Performance and Head of Piano Studies at New Zealand School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington

Piano Adjudicators


Katherine Jones is a Christchurch pianist and teacher. She has served on the Christchurch Branch committee of the Institute of Registered Music Teachers for many years, including seven years as Chairperson, and is now a Canterbury area representative on the National Council of the IRMTNZ. Katherine is a well-respected teacher who taught at many schools in Christchurch over the years. 


Julie Coulson


Emma Sayers 


Sunny Cheng


Hamish Robb

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