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2020 IMPACT Young Artists Competition Judges

IMPACT is pleased to announce this year's judging panel of six internationally renowned musicians.

Helen Huang


Helen Huang received the Arthur Rubinstein Prize upon graduating from Juilliard in 2004. She is currently on the Juilliard Pre-College faculty.

Peter Toth


Dr. Peter Toth has won top prizes at numerous piano competitions. He is a regular guest artist at various piano festivals.

Michael Brown


Michael Brown has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performers.”

Andy Lin


Andy Lin is recognized as one of the most promising and the only active performers who specialized in both western and eastern instruments.  

Orion Weiss


Orion Weiss is one of the most sought-after soloists in his generation of young American musicians

Sophia Shao


Sophie Shao is a winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and top prizes at the Rostropovich and Tchaikovsky competitions.