Between 6th and 16th of July he had 12 students at the Masterclass in Litomyšl.
From 14th till 24th of July he led the cello class at the Franch-Czech Academy in Telč.
Michal Kanka was appointed to be an Associate Professor of Cello at the Academy of performing Arts.
Between the 17th – 20th of Jan. he was a Chairman of the Jury by 13th International cello competition of Jan Vychytil in Prague.
June 2018 – jury member of the Beethoven international cello competition in Hradec nad Moravicí
Teacher at the Cello Masterclass in Litomyšl – July 2018
In July 2018 he led cello courses at the international Academy in Telč.
Between 7th and 15th of May he was a chairman of the cello jury by the seventieth international competition Prague spring.