1990, Maestro Balan has been a member of the jury for the following International
Competitions: "The International Conducting Competition" in Brasov, Romania, "The
International Composition Competition" in Alcoi, Spain, "The Piano International
Competition" in Varalo, Italy. Since 1992 he has been the Conductor and member of
the jury for "The Piano and Orchestra International Competition" in Cantu, Italy.
In 1996 he became the President of the Jury for "The International Instrumental
Competition" in San Bartolomeo Al Mare, Italy.
has been involved in teaching conducting classes since 1985. He has conducted the
Bacau High School of Music Orchestra and the Iasi Conservatory Orchestra on numerous
occasions. He proved to posses strong ability to work with young musicians, guiding
them and being an example to follow.
Balan is recognized as possessing exceptional qualities. He has strong skills in
interpersonal relationships and leadership. He has been involved in orchestral development,
programming and educational events for 32 years. His exceptional musicianship and
conducting skills are recognized world wide, and they are proven by his very rich
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