The Casalmaggiore International festival is advised and endorsed by the following people:

Steven Isserlis – cellist, author, musical explorer and general enthusiast

Barnabas Kelemen – Professor of Violin, Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest, Hungary

Katalin Kokas – Gold Medallist, Carl Flesch International Violin Competition and the Joseph Szigeti International Competition, Hungary

Glen Kwok – Executive Director IVCI, President of the WFIMC

Guillaume Sutre – First violin, Quatour Ysaye, Professor and Director of Chamber Music, UCLA School of Music

Zheng Quan – Director of the Violin-Making Centre of the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music IVM