Competition

The 2018 edition of the TROMP International Percussion Competition will take place at Muziekgebouw Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 8/18 November.

SELECTED PARTICIPANTS 2018

all participants in alphabetical order

PRIZES

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

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

INTERNATIONAL JURY

TROMP has an excellent history of internationally acclaimed jury members, including world famous percussionists such as Colin Currie, Evelyn Glennie and Nancy Zeltsman.

Michael Burritt

Martin Grubinger

Momoko Kamiya

Arnold Marinissen

Mark Pekarsky

Emmanuel Séjourné

Ruwen Yang

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.

SCHEDULE & REPERTOIRE

All information

DO YOU WANT TO KNOW EVERYTHING ABOUT THE COMPETITION?

Check the Competition Guide and Rules & Regulations

FACILITIES

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

REPERTOIRE DAYS

TROMP offers the opportunity to prepare the repertoire for the competition, as well as other solo repertoire, in master classes around the world. A chance to meet and share with the TROMP team, jury members and laureates!

Enrollment & info