Bundit Ungrangsee enjoys a career as a conductor that has taken him to five continents. A hero to many young people in his native Thailand, Bundit was awarded the title of Cultural Ambassador and National Artist by the Thai government in recognition of his international achievements. He has appeared with leading orchestras, including the Utah Symphony, Orchestra of St Luke’s, Milwaukee and Charleston Symphonies and the prestigious La Fenice Theatre in Venice. Among others he has conducted the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, I Pomeriggi Musicali, Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, the Auckland and Victoria Symphonies, Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia, and the Malaysian, Nagoya, Copenhagen and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestras. In September 2002 he was named Laureate and Co-Winner in the inaugural Maazel-Vilar International Conductors’ Competition, held at Carnegie Hall, winning particular praise from Lorin Maazel. Bundit Ungrangsee is also a best-selling author.