TROMP 2020 ~ 50th anniversary

12/22 November 2020

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.


Eliott Gaston Ross

TROMP Repertoire Day in Amsterdam, January 27 2020

In the TROMP Repertoire Day talented perussionists get the chance to attend masterclasses, focusing on the TROMP International Percussion Competition. Jason Treuting (So Percussion) and Elliott Gaston Ross (winner 3rd Prize and Jan Pustjens Pers...

Solo Recital by Kai Strobel, December 8, Eindhoven

Kai Strobel, winner of the TROMP 2018 edition, will give a spectacular recital in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven, Kleine Zaal, on Sunday December 8, starting at 3:30 pm.

TROMP Repertoire Days at Eastman School of Music, November 9-10, 2019

The next edition of the TROMP Repertoire Days will take place on November 9 and 10 in the USA at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.


Nov 13 - 14, 2020
TROMP 2020 Competition 1st Round

TROMP 2020 Competition 1st Round

The kickoff of the TROMP International Percussion Competition 2020. During the first and second round the most talented percussionists compete for a spot in the Semi Finals.

Nov 16, 2020
TROMP 2020 Competition 2nd Round

TROMP 2020 Competition 2nd Round

During the second round the most talented percussionists compete for a spot in the Semi Finals with marimba repertoire by a composer from The Netherlands.

Nov 18 - 19, 2020
TROMP 2020 Competition Semi Finals

TROMP 2020 Competition Semi Finals

The remaining participants premiere a new compulsory work for solo percussion commissioned by TROMP. Brilliant recitals with a thrilling conclusion as the jury announces the finalists.

Nov 22, 2020
TROMP 2020 Finale

TROMP 2020 Finale

3 Finalists & Ensemble t.b.a.

Judd Greenstein composes the new finale work that will be premiered by the the three of the most talented percussionists from around the world, competing at the highest level.

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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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