OUR 2019 FACULTY

Welcome to the International and Australian Faculty who will be mentoring this year's Participants at Marimbafest 2019

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    An advocate for diversity in music, Dr Lynn Vartan is a world renowned marimba soloist, chamber performer and professor. Currently the Director of Percussion at Southern Utah University, she is also the percussionist for the two-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble Southwest Chamber Music. Lynn is a Marimba One Signature Artist with her own line of mallets and is an endorser for Paiste and Remo.

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    International Faculty  (USA)

    Director of Percussion, Southern Utah University

    DR LYNN VARTAN

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    With an established competition record, Dr Wei-Chen Lin is one of the world's most prolific marimba soloists and chamber musicians. Wei-Chen is currently a Percussionist in the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Wei-Chen is a Marimba One Discovery Artist and is an endorser for Innovative Percussion and Grover Pro. Wei-Chen's arrangements are published by Edition Svitzer.

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    International Faculty  (Taiwan/USA)

    Percussionist, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

    DR WEI-CHEN LIN

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    Kana Omori is an international marimba soloist from Kyoto, Japan. A First Prize and Absolute Prize winner of PAS Italy, Kana frequently performs and presents classes around the world, including Germany, Switzerland, France, Italy and the USA. Kana is an ADAMS marimba artist and has her own line of mallets with Encore Mallets Inc. Kana's arrangements are published by Edition Svitzer.

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    International Faculty  (Japan)

    International Marimba Virtuoso Soloist

    KANA OMORI

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    Robert Oetomo is a renowned Australian marimba soloist and composer whose artistic practice sees him performing around the world on a regular basis. His compositions are some of the most popular works in the marimba repertory. Robert is a Marimba One Discovery Artist, has a signature line of mallets with Encore Mallets Inc. and endorses Paiste Cymbals. Robert's works are published by Edition Svitzer and Tapspace.

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    Australian Faculty

    International Marimba Soloist and Composer

    ROBERT OETOMO

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    From Hong Kong, Therese Ng is a leading marimba soloist and educator. Amongst other competition successes, Therese won 1st Prize at the Australian Marimba Competition and the ENKOR International Music Competition. Therese performs regularly around Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the US. Therese is the General Manager of Marimbafest Australia.

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    Marimbafest General Manager

    International Marimba Soloist and Educator

    THERESE NG

  • Adam Tan is a percussionist, composer and educator from Perth, Western Australia. He is the host and creator of the popular YouTube show about percussion, THE STUDIO. Adam is regularly seen performing, educating and serving as faculty around the world on a regular basis. Adam is the director and founder of Marimbafest Australia. Adam's compositions are published by Edition Svitzer.

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    Marimbafest Festival Director

    Host and Producer of THE STUDIO

    ADAM TAN

Marimbafest 2020 has been cancelled
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