The partner of the Competition
St. Petersburg percussion society with the support of the Government of St. Petersburg, organizes St. Petersburg open youth percussion competition from 5th to 9th December 2016. The Competition will be held at the Jaani Kirik Concert hall in the centre of St. Petersburg.
Honored Artist of Russia, Professor of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory. Artist of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
Principal Timpani player of the National Orchestra Opera and Ballet Academic Theatre of the Republic of Belarus. Founder and chairman of the Belarusian Percussion Association.
Principal Timpani player in Latvian National Symphony orchestra, same time the orchestra manager. Professor in Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of music.
David Friedman is considered to be one of the most influential vibraphonists in the history of the instrument. Internationally renowned as a vibraphonist, marimbist, composer and jazz educator.
The soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra. The winner of international and national competitions. The soloist of the Percussion ensemble «Renaissance Percussion»
Honorary member of the International Association rudimental drummers NARD, Member of the International Association rudimental drummers USARD and RDM.
Honored Artist of Russia, Soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Associate professor of the State Classical Academy ”Maimonida”.
I nomination – Xylophone & Snare Drum (with piano)
II nomination – Vibraphone (solo)
III nomination – Marimba (solo)
IV nomination – Snare Drum (solo)
V nomination – Percussion Duo*
And 3 age categories:
Cat. А (from 9 to 11 years old)
Cat. B (from 12 to14 years old)
Cat. C (from 15 to 19 years old)
Competitive auditions will be held in 3 rounds:
R. I – Eliminatory Round – from 26th to 30th October 2016 (a video recorded musical pieces must be send)
R. II and R. III – are held in Jaani Kirik Concert Hall from 5th to 9th December 2016.
Awards ceremony and winners concert will be held on 9th December in Jaani Kirik Concert Hall (54A Dekabristov Str.)
191021, St. Petersburg,
street, Dekabristov 54A
+7 (812) 710-8446