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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!

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Selected participants TROMP 2020 are announced

The jury selected 30 young percussion talents from all over the world to participate in TROMP 2020.

Canto Ostinato courtyard concert great succes!

Canto Ostinato performed with Marimba's and vibraphones created a beautiful synergy of mesmerizing sounds and magical vibrations.

 

 

Application TROMP 2020 closed

We are very pleased that, despite covid-19 and the challenges it brings for making recordings, we received 76 complete entries.

Competition deadline extended to June 12th

The application deadline for the TROMP international percussion competition is extended to June 12th 2020.

Amsterdam Marimba Weekend, March 12th-15th 2020 (cancelled)

The Amsterdam Marimba Weekend will bring you four days of master classes, clinics, open rehearsals and concerts.

Get inspired by performers and young talent during the jam session on Saturday and feel free to add your own rhythm!

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.

TROMP in tv-show KlickKlack

Festival artist and competition jury member Martin Grubinger brought his German tv-show KlickKlack to TROMP. Watch the broadcast from BR-Klassik. (German spoken)

Kai Strobel wins TROMP competition 2018

Nikolay Ivanov wins 2nd Prize and Audience Award, Elliott Gaston-Ross wins 3rd Prize and Press Prize

Finalists TROMP 2018 announced

Elliott Gaston-Ross (Great-Britain), Nikolay Ivanov (Bulgaria) and Kai Strobel (Germany) are the finalists of the TROMP International Percussion Competition 2018!

Karmit Fadael wins Composition Competition

Karmit Fadael of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague was unanimously chosen as the winner of the prize for her composition Paringsdans.

Semi-finalists announcement

Elliott Gaston-Ross, Nikolay Ivanov, Yung-Tuan Ku, Luca Staffelbach, Kai Strobel, Hannah Weaver, Fabian Ziegler and Oliver Xu in semi-finals

AMW Selects @ TROMP

The Amsterdam Marimba Weekend selects a TROMP 2018 finalist for the next edition of AMW 2020.

Competition schedules online

The schedules for the 1st and 2nd Round are available online! Find links to all participants and when they perform, their biographies and their repertoire.