Con Brio Examinations Board

Con Brio Examinations Board

The Con Brio Examinations Board is a collaboration of some of the leading musicians of our time. We are proud to have such an esteemed team which includes some of the most reputable figures in the industry including professors from prestigious conservatories, Internet sensations, renowned teachers, concert artists, and winners of international competitions from across the world.


This board serves as the governing body leading our artistic direction and the quality benchmarking for our exam system.

Dr Paul Rickard-Ford

Pianist | Senior Lecturer
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Chairman of the Board
Endorsement Video

Dr Robin Wilson

Violinist | Chair of Violin
Australian National Academy of Music
Vice-Chairman of the Board
Endorsement Video

Prof. Peter Zhang

Violin Professor
China, Australia
Founder of Zhang Method
Endorsement Video
English | Chinese

Dr Bernadette Harvey

Pianist | Lecturer
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Endorsement Video

Prof. Peter Rejto

Cellist | Emeritus Professor
Oberlin Conservetory of Music, USA
Artistic Director of Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival
Endorsement Video

Mr Peter Wang

Pianist | Senior Teacher
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Director of Con Brio Examinations


Mr Qu Yong

Pianist | Senior Teacher
Auckland University
New Zealand

Ms Gwhyneth

Pianist | Steinway Artist
Winner of Pogorelich Competition
USA | Taiwan

Mr Kyle Landry

YouTube Pianist
627,000+ subscribers
179+ Million views
Endorsement Video

Ms Lara De Wit

YouTube Pianist/Violinist
161,000+ Subscribers
29+ Million views
Endorsement Video

Con Brio Examiners

Our examiners consists of a group of highly qualified music professionals, including members of the Con Brio Examinations Board. Con Brio’s team of examiners all have years of experience in music assessment and teaching. We are confident that they will give valuable reports and feedback to candidates from all around the world as well as establish a fair and quality benchmark to the universal music standard.


Background of our Examiners:

  • Examiners of current major examination systems
  • Renowned teachers including teachers of leading conservatories
  • Prize Winners of local and international competitions
  • Music Professionals with Diploma, Bachelor or Postgraduate degrees in music
  • Experienced teachers with outstanding student achievements in examinations and competitions