Project leaders

Johannes Kretz, project leader

Wei-Ya Lin, project co leader, senior investigator



Samu Gryllus, composer

Wolfgang Liebhart, composer

Ming Wang, composer

Hui Ye, composer


Participants from Tao community

Siaman Vongayan (Han name: Chien-Ping Kuo), Tao Music Researcher, Translator and coordinator for the Tao community

Si Pehbowen (Han name: Zheng Kuo), Tao dancer/singer, coordinator for young Tao generation

Sinan Sakayan, Tao teacher

Chien-Hsiang Lin, Video Artist 


Siapen Pimayan (Han name: Hsin-Chi Lin), Tao singer and coach

Ching-Yu Shih, Tao singer and coach

Chia-Hui Hsie, Tao singer and coach

Yong-Chuan Hsie, Tao singer and coach

Yong-Hsiang Shih, Tao singer and dancer coach

Ching-Hsian Wang, Tao author

Si Alaen (Han name: Shih-Lan Lin), Tao coach



Advisory board

Sandeep Bhagwati, Montreal, composer

Iris ter Schiphorst, MDW, composer

Bernd Brabec de Mori, Kunstuniversität Graz, ethnomusicology, auditive ontologies, sound stories

Marc Antoine Camp, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, ethnomusicology

Cheng-Hsien Yang, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan, anthropology

Tasos Zembylas, MDW, tacit knowing of composers    

Fang-Yi Lin, Studio Acht, Taipei, Taiwan, composer


Support / Cooperation

Tao Foundation

Lan-En Foundation

Chiao-Hua Chang, erhu, ethnomusicology


Daliah Hindler, assistant & weblog editor