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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.

Programme book

View and read the programme book for the 2018 competition and festival. Featuring biographies and photos of all participants and jury members and information about the repertoire and TROMP's activities.

Participants 2018 announcement

The TROMP jury has selected thirty talented percussionists from all over the world to take part in the competition which takes place 8 to 18 November. The selected participants will compete for a spot in the Finale to perform a new piece by Daníel...

Ian Chang concert & master class in festival

Son Lux drummer Ian Chang performs an audiovisual solo concert with Sunhouse’s Sensory Percussion and gives a master class in the TROMP festival November 16.

TROMP, EMOVES and The Ruggeds team up

TROMP, Emoves and the Ruggeds collaborate to challenge the cross-over between classical music and urban street culture in the Emoves festival June 29 & July 1 and in the TROMP Opening Night November 9.