Four days of master classes, clinics, open rehearsals, workshops and concerts. The sixth Edition of the Amsterdam Marimba Weekend will take place 14 till 17 March 2024 at different locations in Amsterdam. Information about the guests artists, concerts, master classes schedule, application and practical details go to

This year’s edition will feature the following artists:

MARTA KLIMASARA – Poland / Germany, marimba soloist, educator
PATRICIA BRENNAN – Mexico / USA, vibraphone, marimba, improviser and composer
ADÉLAÏDE FERRIÈRE – France, marimba soloist and chamber music, music arranger
RACHEL XI ZHANG – China / Netherlands, marimba soloists, educator, chamber music
TATIANA KOLEVA – Bulgaria / Netherlands, marimba / percussion performer, educator, YPP, AMW 
SASHA BERLINER – USA, vibraphonist, composer & educator


Vernon Chatlein – percussionist, composer
Nick Woud – timpanist, composer
Peter Prommel – mindfulness for muisicans
Zhivko Vasilev – kaval, composer
Noel Brennan – drums
Pépé Garcia – percussion
Jan Hage – organ
Guus Janssen – jazz organ
Kalina Vladovska – percussion
Katinka Prommel – movement & posture coach

The AMW wants to offer the opportunity to students and professionals to meet fellow musicians, make contacts, try various instruments, brands and mallets, exchange ideas, perform, experiment and talk about various pieces and styles. Celebrate, discover and keep developing the music and our beloved instrument – the marimba!

But before all – present our music to our audience and invite them to discover our world of magic. All performances and activities are open to public. We are delighted that our concerts are hosted by prominent venues in Amsterdam, such as the Bimhuis, one of the most popular podia for jazz and experimental music in Europe and the Orgelpark a stunning location with at least four large pipe organs and magnificent acoustic!

Prior to that, we will of course welcome our faculty and special guests who will be giving master classes, clinics, workshops and individual lessons. The focus will be on various marimba techniques, repertoire choice, arrangements & new compositions, various genres improvisation and ensemble playing.

The Amsterdam Marimba Weekend will be hosted by Tatiana Koleva (marimba/percussion music).

This Event is supported by Pustjens Percussion Products, Splendor, Hendrik Muller Fonds & Marimba Festiva

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