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TROMP 2020 ~ 50th anniversary

7/22 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.


Update covid-19

TROMP 2020 online competition will take place. Save the dates!

Support the talents on 7, 8, 16 and 22 November by watching the live streams.

Learn all about Playground

Never before has a percussionist made a career so quickly. He graduated in 2013, was winner of the Tromp International Percussion Competition in 2014 and recently he was the very first percussionist ever to receive the prestigious Dutch Music Prize.

TROMP 2020 Program

Check out the complete program for TROMP 2020. November 7 - 22 will be all about percussion with a live festival in Eindhoven and an online competition with the biggest percussion talents in the world!


Nov 7 - 8, 2020
TROMP 2020 Competition 1st and 2nd Round

TROMP 2020 Competition 1st and 2nd 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.
This years edition of the competition will be held online and can be followed via a livestream.

Nov 13, 2020
TROMP 2020 opening night

TROMP 2020 opening night

With no less than two piano duos (Jussen brothers & ├ľnder sisters) and seven percussionists, this is a richly decorated concert with only classics. 
The concert will take place at 7 and 9 pm.

Nov 14, 2020
Playground - Last Night the DJ Saved My LifePlayground - Last Night the DJ Saved My LifePlayground - Last Night the DJ Saved My Life

Playground - Last Night the DJ Saved My Life

Sit back, relax and enjoy magical world rhythms influenced by classical, techno and progressive pop. This experimental show is created by Playground. A collective of Dominique Vleeshouwers, Albert van Abbe and friends.

Nov 15, 2020
Akwasi - Open je oren

Akwasi - Open je oren

In Open je Oren! you can meet young musicians who will tell you everything about their instrument and how to use it. And of course they will perform! 

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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.

Info & enrolment

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.

More info about TROMP

TROMP has a growing list of excellent