Dr. JI Tao is a tenor, associate professor and the supervisor of graduate student. In 2007, Dr. JI graduated from the Department of Vocal Music in Tianjin Conservatory of Music and was taught by the famous tenor at home, Prof. DU Jigang. In 2005, she won the second prize in Schwartz Germany International Vocal Competition and the third prize in French Vocal Competition.
He is the judge of many international vocal concert: he is the judge of the 43rd and 44th the Italy Bell 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. He has visited Germany, Poland, Austria, Hungary, Thailand, Japan, Korea and other countries for several times and holds 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.