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Percussionists around the world support Muziekgebouw Eindhoven

Within 24 hours percussionists from all over the world sent their videos to Dominique Vleeshouwers to show their support for Muziekgebouw Eindhoven and TROMP.

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.

Martin Grubinger in the jury and on the festival stage of TROMP 2018

The biennial competition and festival in Eindhoven opens this year with a special percussion spectacle Friday 9 November. The Austrian percussionist Martin Grubinger is one of the prominent guests of this edition, both in the professional jury of the...

TROMP @ Amsterdam Marimba Weekend

The 2018 edition of the Amsterdam Marimba Weekend pays special attention to the TROMP International Percussion Competition. The program features a master class by Alexandre Esperet, winner of TROMP 2012 competition, in collaboration with TROMP.

TROMP Repertoire Days Boston 2018 announcement

March 31 & April 1, 2018 | The Boston Conservatory at Berklee | USA

Masters:

Tatiana Koleva (Bulgaria / The Netherlands)

Garrett Mendelow (USA, 2nd prize TROMP 2012)

Mike Truesdell (USA, 2nd prize TROMP 2010)

TROMP Tip... Jan Pustjens Focus Day

Sunday 28 January the third edition of the Jan Pustjens Focus Day will take place at the Amsterdam Conservatory. In memory of the Nieuwe Slagwerkgroep Amsterdam (New Percussion Group Amsterdam) which was founded in 1980 by Jan Pustjens, the programme...

TROMP Repertoire Days Moscow 2018 announcement

March 17 & 18, 2018 | Tchaikovsky Conservatory | Moscow | Russia

Garrett Mendelow showcase at the 2018 ISPA Congress

Garrett Mendelow performs a showcase for the WFIMC at the New York 2018 ISPA Congress, featuring 'Piazonore' by Alexej Gerassimez.