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Drora Bruck graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, where she studied with Michael Meltzer, for her BMus which was obtained in 1990. Bruck went on to study in the Civica Scuola di Musica in Milan with Pedro Memelsdorff after winning a scholarship from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
She teaches at the Faculty of the Performing Arts in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, and is the director of the department of the Shtriker Israeli Conservatory of Music in Tel Aviv established in September 2005. Since 2014 Drora is a lecturer in the Department of Music, in The Givat Washington College, Israel
Drora Bruck has performed and recorded works written for her, from solo pieces to chamber music with voice, guitar, piano, string quartet and electronic sounds
Regina Himmelbauer graduated from the at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Wien (today: mdw Vienna) in music pedagogics and instrumental pedagogics with distinction, where she studied with Rudolf Hofstötter. She also took lessons and masterclasses with other teachers, including Pedro Memelsdorff. Later she also studied Business Management at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna (FH Wien).
She teaches recorder and general pedagogic courses at the Joseph Haydn Conservatoire in Haydn town Eisenstadt near Vienna. From 2017 to 2021 she was prorector of JAM MUSIC LAB Private University in Vienna.
Her artistic focus is on interdisciplinary performances.
Meng-Heng Chen, faculty of Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. She earned the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts from Boston University in 2010, with a major in Historical Performance and Recorder as her performing instrument, and was awarded the “Student Presentation Honor Award”. Chen is patriotic in terms of promoting Taiwan and the achievements of Taiwanese recorder performance to the rest of the world. She has led ensembles to win gold medals at the “Japan Recorder Competition” in 2005, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2017. In 2015, she organized the third ARF Asia Recorder Festival in Taiwan, and also performed in the opening concert and conducted the recorder orchestra during the final concert. Chen was often invited to teach and perform in several countries including China, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Israel, Holland, Belgium and many others. Since her excellent performance after graduated, she was awarded as a notable alumnus at the Boston University. In 2018, she also earned the award for outstanding teaching from Tsing Hua University.