• The jury will assess the competitive performance of the competitors, determine the order of the competitors in each category, determine the absolute winner of the competition, determine the award holder.
  • The jury's deliberations are not public, the jury does not publish evaluations.
  • The jury's decision is final, indisputable and there is no appeal.
  • The jury will be appointed by the director of the Gustav Mahler Institute Prague.
  • MgA. Petr Nouzovský - chairman of the jury, a leading Czech cello soloist

    MgR. Jiří Jakeš - chief conductor of the Gustav Mahler Philharmonic Orchestra in Jihlava
    MgA. Tomáš Strašil - cello soloist, educator  at the Music Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

    Doc. Eugen Prochác - cello soloist, conductor, educator at the Academy of Performing Arts Bratislava