Preliminary & Semi Final Adjudicators

Kenneth Teh Kien Huat

A native of Petaling Jaya, Kenneth is a graduate of the Moscow State Conservatory named after Tchaikovsky, where he studied under Professor Natalia Trull.

Whilst in Russia, he performed regularly in Moscow and St Petersburg. He collaborated in various ensembles with musicians from the Russian National Orchestra (RNO) and the chamber orchestra "Moskoviya", and also made appearances on stage with singers and soloists from the Bolshoi Theatre, Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, Novaya Opera Theatre, and the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.

Since graduating, Kenneth has been actively performing around Malaysia as a soloist, chamber pianist, and accompanist. In 2010 he made his Malaysian debut at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas where he performed with the Prima Vista String Quartet (Poland) at the Gala Opening Ceremony of the 4th ASEAN International Chopin Piano Competition. He is regularly engaged by the Embassy of the Russian Federation and Russian Centre of Science and Culture to showcase and promote Russian music.

Kenneth is currently a part-time lecturer at UCSI University, Universiti Malaya, and at the Yamaha Academy of Arts and Music (Kelana Jaya).

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