Mr. JI Tao, a full-time teacher and lecturer of the Arts Center, graduated from the Department of Vocal Music in Tianjin Conservatory of Music in 2007 and Sehan University in Korea in 2009. In 2005, he won the second prize in Schwartz Germany International Vocal Competition and the third prize in French Vocal Competition in 2006.
From December 2007 to September 2016, Mr. JI taught in the Department of Vocal Music of the School of Music and Film at Tianjin Normal University. Since October 2016, he has become the lecturer at the Arts Center of Southern University of Science and Technology.
He has served as the judge of many international vocal concert, including the 43rd and 44th the Italy Bellini International Vocal Competition (China), the 6th Roma International Music Festival, Teresa Berlloc (China), Taiwan World Chinese Vocal Competition, Poland International Vocal Competition and the 2nd and 3rd Asia Young Singer Competition. Mr. JI has visited Germany, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Thailand, Japan, Korea and many other countries for several times and has held his personal music concert. In 2013, he received the Outstanding Music Educator Award presented by the European Union Foundation, the European Union Humanities Foundation and the Chopin Cultural Foundation and participated in the study of the comparison of ethnic music in the Polish Chopin Cultural Foundation and other academic researches.