MUKHAMMADYOR TULAGANOV 23, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is an undergraduate student at Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, where he studies with Prof Manchin Zhang. Mr. Tulaganov is a four-time winner of the National Music Competition in Uzbekistan. Mr. Tulaganov has participated in numerous masterclasses with internationally renowned artists and ensembles such as Gabor Takacs-Nagy, Lars Anders Tomter, Paul Silverthorne, Takács Quartet, and Endellion Quartet. As a soloist and chamber musician, Mr. Tulaganov has performed internationally in Germany, Macao, Hong Kong, Norway, Singapore, and Uzbekistan. This is his first summer at the Music Academy of the West.