TROMP 2022 competition

The TROMP International Percussion Competition will take place at Muziekgebouw Eindhoven, The Netherlands from 10 to 20 November.

Jury TROMP 2022

TROMP has an excellent history of internationally acclaimed jury's, including world famous percussionists such as Colin Currie, Momoko Kamiya, Martin Grubinger, Christian Dierstein, Evelyn Glennie and Nancy Zeltsman.

During the competition, the participants that haven't been selected to participate in the Finale, will get the opportunity to discuss their performance with jury members, time permitting.

Additionally it has become a tradition that participants not admitted to the Semi-Finals will be offered a chance to perform with the jury members in the TROMP Jury Concert.

The 2022 jury (amongst others):

  • Arnold Marnissen (Netherlands, chair)
  • Michael Burritt (USA)
  • Emil Kuyumcuyan (Turkey)
  • Mark Pekarsky (Russia)
  • Emmanuel Séjourné (France)
  • Ruwen Yang (China)
  • Yi-Ping Yang (Taiwan)



1st Prize

€ 15.000 & concert engagements

2nd Prize

€ 10.000 & concert engagements

3rd Prize

€ 7.000 & concert engagements

Friends of TROMP audience award
€ 3.000

Jan Pustjens Press Prize
€ 2.000

'The Annelie', prize of the youth jury
€ 1.000

Willem Vos Award
for the best rendition of a composition by a Dutch composer in the 2nd Round: € 500



The TROMP Project Office ensures a relaxed atmosphere in which participants can fully focus on their performance. The Friends of TROMP host families are known for their warm and friendly welcome.

Facilities for TROMP competition participants

  • board & lodging with a host family
  • reimbursement of travel costs (max. € 800)
  • all necessary instruments of the highest professional quality
  • meals or a daily allowance
  • professional recordings, which can be used for promotional purposes
  • a visit to the factory of Adams Musical Instruments
Rules & Regulations

Schedule & Repertoire

Competition repertoire

1st Round

Friday 11 November 2022
Saturday 12 November 2022

2nd Round

Monday 14 November 2022

Semi Finals

Wednesday 16 November 2022
Thursday 17 November 2022

TROMP 2022 Finale

Sunday 20 November 2022