Four days of master classes, clinics, open rehearsals, workshops and concerts. The fifth Edition of the Amsterdam Marimba Weekend will take place 17 till 20 March 2022 at different locations in Amsterdam. Information about the guests artists, concerts, master classes schedule, application and practical details go to www.amsterdammarimbaweekend.nl
This year’s edition will feature the following artists:
EDUCATORS, LEADING PERFORMERS & GUESTS
KATARZYNA MYCKA – Poland / Germany, marimba soloist, educator.
FUMITO NUNOYA – Japan / Germany, marimba performer, educator.
TATIANA KOLEVA – Bulgaria / Netherlands, marimba / percussion performer, educator, YPP, AMW.
SIMON MOULLIER – France, jazz vibraphone, composer, producer.
JOHAN HOFMANN – Netherlands, harpsichord, Baroque music, basso continuo.
KANAZOÉ ORKESTRA – France.
SPECIAL OTHER GUESTS & PERFORMERS
Nick Woud – timpani, composer.
The Percussion Pool – Youth Percussion Pool.
Jan Hage – organ.
Jens Wölenschlager – organ.
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) and Henny van den Abbeelen (Pustjens Percussion Products).
This Event is supported by Pustjens Percussion Products, Concorde Marimbas, Adams, Innovative Percussion, Marimba/Percussion Projects Foundation, TROMP and more.