Next TROMP edition: November 8/18, 2018

Meet & share with top musicians (from) all over the world.
Discover upcoming talents at the TROMP international percussion competition.
Experience today's leading artists at the TROMP Percussion Eindhoven festival.
Explore the world of percussion in our educational projects.


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


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...


Apr 15, 2018
Solorecital Emil Kuyumcuyan

Solorecital Emil Kuyumcuyan

TROMP 2016 winner Emil Kuyumcuyan performs a solo recital in Muziekgebouw Eindhoven with some of the pieces he performed at the competition.

Nov 9, 2018
TROMP Opening Night

TROMP Opening Night

Martin Grubinger, Dominique Vleeshouwers, Harmonie St. Michaël van Thorn

The opening of TROMP 2018 promises to be an unique and festive percussion spectacle!

Nov 10, 2018
TROMP 2018 Festival

TROMP 2018 Festival

Katia & Marielle Labèque (piano)
Raphael Segunier & Gonzalo Grau (percussion)
& TROMP laureates

Six percussionists will be joining the world famous piano duo on stage, performing West Side Story and works by Gershwin and Séjourné

Nov 18, 2018
TROMP 2018 Finale

TROMP 2018 Finale

3 Finalists & Asko|Schönberg

Daníel Bjarnason composes the new finale work that will be premiered by the the three most talented percussionists from around the world, competing at the highest level.

Repertoire Days

TROMP offers the possibility  to attend master classes by jury members and laureates in various locations throughout the world.

Info & enrolment

About Tromp

International Percussion Competition & Festival

Dr. Ir. Theo Tromp founded the Tromp Biennial in Eindhoven in 1970 because he felt young people had too few opportunities. Over forty years later TROMP has become the leading competition for solo percussion in the world, the ideals of its founder close at heart, creating opportunities and a stage for young percussionists from around the world.

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