AMSTERDAM MARIMBA WEEKEND – Fourth Edition
FOUR DAYS OF MASTER CLASSES, CLINICS, OPEN REHEARSALS, WORKSHOPS AND CONCERTS
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.
Special place will be given to ethnical instruments and styles. A workshop on tuning and even making a new instrument is scheduled as well. All participants are welcome to join the Saturday evening jam-session on the 14th of March at Generator-studios.
The Amsterdam Marimba Weekend will be hosted by Henny van den Abbeelen (Pustjens Pecussion Products) and Tatiana Koleva (marimba/percussion music).
This Event is supported by Pustjens Percussion Products, Concorde Marimbas, Adams, Innovative Percussion, Marimba/Percussion Projects Foundation, TROMP and more.
EDUCATORS, LEADING PERFORMERS & GUESTS
We are happy to welcome our new guests, leading performers and educators in March 2020:
SPECIAL OTHER GUESTS & PERFORMERS
• Whole weekend and activities incl. lunch and concert entrance € 200,-
• Fee per day € 80,- (incl. lunch)
• Fee per half day € 50,-
• Individual lesson with the teachers, special festival price for participants € 40, –
Click HERE to register online.
You can also download the application form HERE. Application and registration possible till the last moment. We do however recommend early registration as the number of active participants and lessons is limited! Upon registration, you will be sent detailed information about the day-to-day schedule, festival venues, public transport and bike rental.
After we’ve received your online application, you’ll be sent a separate e-mail with a payment link.
Upon request the organization can provide addresses and reservations for affordable accommodation in Amsterdam. If you are with a larger group, please give the number of people you will be traveling with. Should you like the AMW to book a room make sure to contact us by the February 20th 2020 by sending email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
REPERTOIRE & ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Please list minimum 2 and maximum 4 titles you are working on, you may also include a chamber music title. You can also participate with a duo, trio or ensemble piece. (Please note the participation fee is still per person)
All participants are welcome to join the Saturday evening jam-session on the 14th of March at Generator-studios, and some may be selected to perform on the Saturday’s evening concert.
Here you can download the schedule for AMW 2020: DOWNLOAD.
Concorde, Adams, Malletech, MarimbaOne and more.
The number for active participants and individual lessons is limited. Selection will be made upon order of registration.
ADDITIONAL INFO & CONTACT
Here you can download the latest info document for participants with addresses, shuttle & travel info: DOWNLOAD.
If you have any further questions regarding the registration, accommodation and schedule, please send email to:email@example.com or call us on: + 31 6 2254 88 20.
ADDRESSES & LINKS
Pustjens Percussion Products
1046 AL Amsterdam
Studio de Generator
1014 AT Amsterdam
Gerard Brandtstraat 26
1054 JK Amsterdam
Piet Heinkade 3
1019 BR Amsterdam
AMW IS SUPPORTED BY
Pustjens Percussion Products
TROMP Percussion Eindhoven