Next TROMP edition: November 8/18, 2018

Meet & share with top musicians (from) all over the world.
Discover upcoming talents at the TROMP international percussion competition.
Experience today's leading artists at the TROMP Percussion Eindhoven festival.
Explore the world of percussion in our educational projects.


Participants 2018 announcement

The TROMP jury has selected thirty talented percussionists from all over the world to take part in the competition which takes place 8 to 18 November. The selected participants will compete for a spot in the Finale to perform a new piece by Daníel...

Ian Chang concert & master class in festival

Son Lux drummer Ian Chang performs an audiovisual solo concert with Sunhouse’s Sensory Percussion and gives a master class in the TROMP festival November 16.

TROMP, EMOVES and The Ruggeds team up

TROMP, Emoves and the Ruggeds collaborate to challenge the cross-over between classical music and urban street culture in the Emoves festival June 29 & July 1 and in the TROMP Opening Night November 9.


Nov 8, 2018
TROMP 2018 Sneak Preview

TROMP 2018 Sneak Preview

Emil Kuyumcuyan
The first prize winner of TROMP 2016, kicks off the TROMP competition and festival with a solo recital.

Nov 9 - 12, 2018
TROMP 2018 Competition 1st & 2nd Rounds

TROMP 2018 Competition 1st & 2nd Rounds

The kickoff of the TROMP International Percussion Competition 2018. During the first rounds the most talented percussionists compete for a spot in the Semi Finals.

Nov 9, 2018
TROMP Opening Night: Marching & Breakin'

TROMP Opening Night: Marching & Breakin'

Martin Grubinger, Dominique Vleeshouwers, Harmonie St. Michaël van Thorn, The Ruggeds

Nov 10, 2018
Katia & Marielle Labèque & TROMP Laureates

Katia & Marielle Labèque & TROMP Laureates

Six percussionists will be joining the world famous piano duo on stage, performing West Side Story and works by Gershwin and Séjourné

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Repertoire Days

TROMP offers the possibility  to attend master classes by jury members and laureates in various locations throughout the world.

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About Tromp

International Percussion Competition & Festival

Dr. Ir. Theo Tromp founded the Tromp Biennial in Eindhoven in 1970 because he felt young people had too few opportunities. Over forty years later TROMP has become the leading competition for solo percussion in the world, the ideals of its founder close at heart, creating opportunities and a stage for young percussionists from around the world.

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