This September 3-12, 2010 the “International Competition for Marimba, Vibraphone, Timpani, Snare Drum, Drumset and Composition for Percussion Instruments and Drumset” will take place in Fermo-Marche (Italy). It will be held during the 8th edition of the International Festival “Days of Percussion” with Master Classes, Clinics, Concerts and expositions. The competition and Festival is being organized by the Italy Percussive Arts Society.
The deadline to apply to the competition is June 1, 2010. Musicians from every country can take part in the competition. The soloists will be divided into 3 age categories (16, 23 and 30 years old) as well as 5 instrument sections Marimba, Vibraphone, Timpani, Snare Drum and Drumset.
The competition for the composers will be divided into 5 sections and there is no age limit.
1 – One percussionist
2 – DUO – percussion and piano
3 – One percussionist and Orchestra
4 – Only percussions from DUO to SEXTET
5 – Percussions and other instruments from DUO to SEXTET
For more information about this competition, please visit the web site at : http://www.santangelopercussioni.it.
Do you happen to know the age limit for the marimba section of this competition? The translation is not very clear on the the website for this event.
Hi Jason – The detailed PDF of the rules for the performance part of this competition is at : http://www.santangelopercussioni.it/concorso2010/Rules_2010.pdf It states that they are dividing the groups into 3 categories and the max age limit is 30 for the final category. Let me know if that doesn’t answer your question and thanks for stopping by!
I would like to take part, how do I go about it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a30eYAylx_E three instruments played at the same time.
I want to take part but have never hear from you guys and stip saying this message has been said before. It will be nice to get a reoly.
Hi Louis Francis Albert,
Thanks for your comment. If you are interested in the Italy Percussion Competition this September please visit their web site at http://www.santangelopercussioni.it/. Let me know if you have any other questions!