Jury of the first Klaudia Taev Competition (1996)

Ivo Kuusk
 (Chairman) – Soloist of Estonian National Opera, Head of Voice Department of Estonian Academy of Music
Urve Tauts – Soloist of Estonian National Opera, Disciple of Klaudia Taev, Vocal teacher of Estonian Academy of Music
Katrin Karisma – Soloist of the Estonian National Opera
Therese Raide – Pianist, accompanist, singer
Silvi Baradinskas – Principal of Pärnu Music School
Heli Lääts – Freelancer soloist
Linnar Priimägi – Lecturer of art at Tallinn Pedagogical University
Jassi Zahharov – Soloist of Opera theatre “Vanemuine”
Andrus Kallastu – Manager of Pärnu Opera