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Newsletter for

7th International Competition for
Marimba, Vibraphone, Timpani, Snare Drum, Drum set and Composition for Percussion Instruments

>From the 7th to the 12th September 2009 the “International Competition for Marimba, Vibraphone, Timpani, Snare Drum, Drumset and Composition for Percussion Instruments and Drumset” will take place in Fermo-Marche (Italy). The competition is organized by the Italy Percussive

Arts Society in collaboration with Conservatory of music “G.B.Pergolesi” of Fermo (Italy). It will be held during the 7th edition of the International Festival “Days of Percussion” with Master Classes, Clinics, Concerts and expositions in the Conservatory of Music .

The deadline to submit is the 13 th June 2009. Musicians from every Country can take part to the Competition.

- The Soloists will be divided in 3 age categories (16, 23 and 30 years old );

and 5 instrument sections 1) Marimba 2) Vibraphone 3) Timpani 4) Snare Drum 5) Drumset

- The Composers for percussions and it will be divided into 5 sections. There is no limit of age for compositors

1 - One percussionist

2 - DUO - percussion and piano

3 - One percussionist and Orchestra

4 - Only percussions from DUO to SEXTET

5 - Percussions and other instruments from DUO to SEXTET (*)

The website of the competition: for Rules, Repertoire list, Application form etc…

info: e.mail:

Thanks Mr. Antonio Santangelo

Artistic Director - President Italy PAS

- Precedents editions of the Competition and Festival International :