Our 2017 Jury Panel members are:.


Maria Conchita Alonso

Maria Conchita Alonso is one if the biggest names in the Latin market. She is a Film star, Theater and TV Actress and a singer/song/writer that has contributed to the entertainment industry in over 60 films, 10 telenovelas, plays, 15 movies of the week, miniseries and in over 100 episodes of television on HBO, Showtime, NBC, ABC, CBS, Hallmark and Lifetime to name a few. 


Stewart Copeland

Stewart is a five time Grammy® Award Winner and inductee into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  He has spent three decades in the forefront of contemporary music as a rock star, acclaimed film score writer, and composer in the disparate worlds of opera, ballet, world music and chamber music. Recruiting Sting and Andy Summers in 1977, Stewart formed The Police, a rock band that became a defining force in rock music.  He is a PPoE Musical Ambassador. Stewart’s website.


Randy Copus

Randy is an award-winning composer.  He is a founding member of the famed New Age band “2002” which has appeared on the Billboard Charts for a total of 272 weeks.  The latest 2002 album won “Best Vocal Album 2014” at the Zone Music Awards.  His music has been featured on many television productions. He is a PPoE Musical Ambassador. Randy’s website.


Jonathan Elias

Jonathan is a U.S. musician, composer and record producer, known for his movie soundtracks, production for several famous pop and rock acts, and his award-winning advertising music. His “Prayer Cycle” and “Path to Zero” albums are known worldwide.  He is a PPoE Musical Ambassador.  Jonathan’s website.


Peter Joseph

Peter Joseph  is an American MusicianFilmmakerAuthor and Social Activist; best known worldwide as the creator of the award-winning “Zeitgeist Film Series” and founder of the “The Zeitgeist Movement”, a social sustainability advocacy group which currently operates across the world. He also founded and curates the Annual Zeitgeist Media Festival for the arts and is on the Advisory Board/Steering Committee for PPoE. Peter’s website. 


David Joyce

David is a Grammy® Award Winner for best Jazz Vocal Group.  He is a singer/keyboard player/songwriter who has worked with the likes of U2, Burt Bacharach, Neil Young, Oasis, Michael Jackson, Natalie Cole, Sheryl Crow, Ray Charles, Babyface, Vince Gill, Frank Sinatra and more. He is a PPoE Musical Ambassador.


Ricky Kej

Ricky is a Grammy® Award winner and Billboard #1 artist.  He is the youngest Indian to win the Grammy®. He won this award for his album ‘Winds of Samsara’.  He composed the opening ceremony music for the Cricket World Cup in 2011, seen by over a billion people. He is a PPoE Musical Ambassador. Ricky’s website. 


Tim Kring

Tim is an American screenwriter and television producer, a musician and best known for his creation of the drama series Strange World, Crossing Jordan and Heroes.  He created the mystically profound TV series Touch,  a drama focusing on a father (Kiefer Sutherland) who discovers that his mute son can predict future events.  He created Heroes Reborn.  He is a PPoE Steering Committee member.   Tim’s website.


Dennis Kucinich

Dennis is a former U.S. Representative from Ohio, serving from 1997 to 2013. He was twice a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2004 and 2008 Presidential elections. He introduced the U.S. Department of Peace legislation to Congress in July 2001 and appreciates music’s great power to inspire change. Dennis’s website.

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Gary Nicholson

Gary is a number one hit songwriter, Grammy®Awarding winning producer, recording artist, world traveling performer, and session guitarist. He was inducted into the Texas Songwriter’s Hall of Fame in 2011. He has has over six hundred recordings of his songs thatbelong to various genres including country,rock, blues, folk, bluegrass, and pop. He is a PPoE Musical Ambassador and performed live at PPoE’s first Christmas Day 2011 global peace concert in Bethlehem. Gary’s website.


Steve Robertson

Steve founded Project Peace On Earth (PPoE) for the global promotion and attainment of world peace through globally telecast concerts of sacred music from sacred sites.  He has produced three international concerts, two of which were broadcast out to 80 million homes worldwide. Steve’s website.


Joanne Shenandoah

Joanne is a singer, composer and acoustic guitarist based in the United States. She has recorded more than 17 albums and won numerous awards, including a Grammy® Award for her part in the album Sacred Ground: A Tribute to Mother Earth.  She is a PPoE Musical Ambassador and performed live at PPoE’s first Christmas Day 2011 global peace concert in Bethlehem. Joanne’s website.


Ralph Simon

Ralph is a business executive, first in the music industry, and now in the mobile entertainment industry. He co-founded one of the world’s most successful independent music and music publishing companies – the Zomba Group of companies and Jive Records (whose artists included Britney Spears, Backstreet Boys, Justin Timberlake). He is a PPoE Steering Committee member.  Ralph’s website.


Sean Stone

Sean grew up in the film-world, having acted since childhood in his father Oliver Stone’s films, including The Doors (1990), JFK (1991), Natural Born Killers (1994), Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps(2010), before acting in and directing his first feature Greystone Park (2012). Stone is currently the co-host of the RT news show Watching the Hawks, which airs internationally. He is a PPoE Advisory Board member.  Sean’s website.


Peter Yarrow

Peter is an American singer and was part of the famed trio of Peter, Paul and Mary. He is also a political activist and has lent his support to causes that range from opposition to the Vietnam War to the creation of Operation Respect, an organization that promotes tolerance and civility in schools. Peter’s website.


GPSA Advisory Board Stefan Heger

Stefan has worked as an Audio Mastering Engineer for domestic and international Grammy nominated artists for over 20 years.  His company, Fisheye Music Studios, is based in Germany.