For the Satori competition, we have been very lucky to have a judging pool composed of some of the best educators and musicians around the world. Every year, our judging team is alternated from this pool to maintain fairness and consistency. So, to continue providing this excellent judging service while upholding values of fairness, we would like to expand our pool of judges. If you are passionate about music and interested in participating in judging for our event, please contact our Chief Judge Ms. Lu OuYang at for further details!

Chair of Satori Summer Music Festival Judge Panel

Lu OuYang

Grand Prize Strings Contest Judge

Dr. Pin Fei Tang

Cellist, Teacher and International String Music Judge
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Liana Gaughan

Violinist, Teacher and String Judge
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Xika Huang

Violin Performance
The Colburn Conservatory of Music
USC Thornton School of Music String Department
Faculty, Azusa Pacific University, College of Music and the Arts
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Grand Prize Piano Contest Judge

Andrew Park, DMA

Assistant Professor, Piano Studies
School of Music – Azusa Pacific University
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Dr. Evan Antonellis

Pianist and Composer
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Crystal Rivette

Pianist, Assistant Professor at Azusa Pacific University
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Representative of Satori Summer Music Festival Committee.