UWA Conservatorium of Music, 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, Australia
Marimbafest 2020: The 2nd Marimba Festival and Competition
Welcome to Marimbafest 2020, the 2nd edition of our popular Marimba Festival and Competition here in Perth, Western Australia!
NOTICE (16 March 2020): Marimbafest 2020 is still scheduled to go ahead at this point despite recent events. We will continue to monitor the situation as it develops and make a final decision on 1st May 2020. In the event of a cancellation, all tickets will be refunded.
⭐⭐ CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFO ⭐⭐
⭐⭐ MARIMBAFEST 2020 FACULTY + ARTISTS⭐⭐
? Dr Lynn Vartan (USA)
Director of Percussion, Southern Utah University
? Dr Weichen Lin (Taiwan/USA)
Professor of Percussion, Yulin Normal University
? Kana Omori (Japan)
International Marimba Virtuoso Soloist
? Dr Matthew Lau (Hong Kong)
Lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University
? Robert Oetomo (Australia)
International Marimba Soloist and Composer
? Therese Ng (Hong Kong/Australia)
General Manager of Marimbafest Australia
? Paul Tanner with Mix't Trio (Australia)
Percussion Tutor at Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts
? Adam Tan (Australia)
Festival Director of Marimbafest Australia
⭐⭐ WHAT'S HAPPENING IN 2020 ⭐⭐
? 20+ HOURS OF MASTERCLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
Delivered by our world-class faculty covering technique, performance skills, composition, orchestral excerpts and more.
? INTERNATIONAL SOLO MARIMBA COMPETITION
A solo marimba competition for everyone with two classes (A CLASS for under 18s and OPEN CLASS for all ages) with prizes and feedback from our world-class faculty panel.
? FESTIVAL CHAMBER ENSEMBLES
Up to 6 x festival chamber ensembles, mentored by our faculty artists to produce a public performance together.
? PRIVATE LESSONS
All festival participants receive two private lessons for one-on-one mentorship with their chosen faculty members!
? HUGE PROGRAM OF PUBLIC CONCERTS
Showcasing all kinds of repertoire and performed by faculty and staff artists, festival participants and local artists and ensembles!
? FREE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY DEMONSTRATIONS:
Free instrument demos and tutorials from industry brands around the world.
? MARIMBAFEST 2020 SHOP AREA
Featuring retailers and brands from all over the world. Expect a bigger shop area than Marimbafest 2019!
⭐⭐ HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? ⭐⭐
Early bird discounts until 1st March 2020! Secure your place now - registration closes on 1st May 2020 or until we have reached the maximum for Festival Pass Participants.
?FESTIVAL PASS ?
Enjoy ALL Festival activities and the Competition with no limitations. Meals and snacks included throughout the event.
?COMPETITION ONLY PASS - SOLD OUT ?
Participate in the Marimba Competition and attend the Opening Reception. No other Festival activities included.
?SINGLE ENTRY PASS - NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED ?
($30 AUD - No Registration Required)
Observe one workshop of your choice. One Pass per workshop. Purchase at the door.
?PUBLIC - NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED ?
Marimbafest public concerts are once again free for all to watch!
⭐⭐ WHERE IS IT? ⭐⭐
All events will be at the UWA Conservatorium of Music (35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009 Australia).
Please check http://www.marimbafest.com/festival for more info about getting here and accommodation. Please provide your own transport if staying off-campus.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS VISIT www.marimbafest.com OR EMAIL bWFyaW1iYWZlc3RhdXN0cmFsaWEgfCBnbWFpbCAhIGNvbQ==.
⭐ THE MARIMBAFEST 2020 STAFF TEAM ⭐⭐
Adam Tan (Executive Director)
Therese Ng (General Manager)
Wilson Ng (Finance Director)
Jackson Vickery (Operations Manager)
Carissa Soares (Operations Officer)
Robert Oetomo (Principal Artistic Advisor)
Jet Kye Chong (Artistic Advisor)
Paul Tanner (Artistic Advisor)
Gip Chan (Artistic Advisor, GipPercussion Hong Kong)
Wendy Cheng (Industry Advisor, Buffalo Percussion Taiwan)
Mario Lin (Industry Advisor, Buffalo Percussion Taiwan)
We look forward to having you with us at Marimbafest 2020!
⭐THE 2020 SPONSOR TEAM SO FAR⭐
The University of Western Australia (Principal Partner)
UWA Conservatorium of Music (Education Partner)
Innovative Percussion, Inc.
Encore Mallets, Inc.
ELITE MALLETS / Percushop
St Catherine’s on Park
The Broadway Eatery
(more to come!)