Yuri Bashmet – Chairman of the jury and President of the contest
Roman Balashov – Honored Artist of Russia, Associate Professor of the Moscow State Conservatory, soloist of the Moscow Soloists Chamber Ensemble, executive secretary of the jury.
Alexander Bonduryansky – People’s Artist of Russia, Professor of the Moscow State Conservatory, Candidate of Arts.
Evgeny Barankin – Honored Art Worker of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Expert Council of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic Society
Atsuhiko Gondai (Japan) – composer, author of a compulsory piece for the performance at the Round of the contest
Rollo Covac (France) – Professor of the Paris Conservatory, President of Academie Internacional d’Art Musical
Garth Knox (Ireland-Great Britain) – concert violist and composer
Lawrence Power (Great Britain) – Concerting viola player, professor, honorary professor of the Higher School of Music of Zurich (Switzerland)
Maxim Rysanov (Ukraine – Great Britain) – Concerting viola player and conductor
Raimund Trenkler (Germany) is the founder and president of the Kronberg Academy of Music
Alexander Tchaikovsky is a composer, People’s Artist of the Russian Federation, professor at the Moscow State Conservatory, Artistic Director of the Moscow State Academic Philharmonic.
Wilfried Strele (Germany) is a professor at the Berlin University of Arts, an ex-soloist of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra