from master classes to conservatory

In addition to her intensive concert activities Tatiana Koleva regularly leads master classes and clinics for marimba/percussion and chamber music, as well as composer workshops. She holds teaching position at the Prince Claus Conservatory - Hanze University of Groningen, The Netherlands and is curator of the Youth Percussion Pool and Amsterdam Marimba Weekend.


For information on the educational courses, entrance exams requirements, percussion teachers and diploma programs of thePrins Claus Conservatory, please visit:



  • marimba solo: technique, sound producing, articulation, register balance
  • performance techniques, stage presentation, sound projection
  • contemporary solo repertoire / ‘marimba-extended’ concept
  • chamber music: percussion and mixed ensembles
  • workshops for composers


Private lessons for marimba, set-up, preparation for competitions and Conservatory entrance examinations.

It is possible to arrange a single private lesson or a package of several sessions including lodging and use of Tatiana’s studio and practice facilities near by Amsterdam.
Please contact Tatiana Koleva directly for further information and special requirements.

three days of master classes, clinics, open rehearsals and concerts

Meet many fellow musicians, make contacts, try various instruments, brands, techniques and mallets, exchange ideas, perform, and talk about your favorite pieces, genres and styles. Celebrate, discover and keep developing the music and our beloved instrument – the marimba!

amsterdam marimba weekend