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MARIMBAFEST 2019  SCHEDULE

Check out last year's schedule of events

Check out Marimbafest 2019's previous schedule of events.

OPENING - WEDNESDAY 3RD JULY 2019

 
EVENT: Marimbafest 2019 Opening Reception  (Invite only - for participants and VIPs)
Callaway Music Auditorium

 6:00PM - 10:00PM

DAY 1 - THURSDAY 4TH JULY 2019

 
MARIMBAFEST SHOP (Buffalo, Just Percussion, Optimum, Edition Svitzer, Mode Marimba, CORAY Percussion)
Common Area

9:00AM - 7:00PM

WELCOME: Day 1 Briefing
Callaway Music Auditorium

9:00AM - 10:00AM

CLASS: 'How To Memorise Contemporary Music' with Kana Omori
Tunley Lecture Theatre

10:30AM - 11:30PM

CLASS: 'The Construction of Marimba Mallets' with Robert Oetomo
Tunley Lecture Theatre

11:30AM - 12:30PM

WARMUP: Competition STAGE 2 Warmup
Callaway Music Auditorium + G20 Percussion Studio

10:00AM - 1:00PM

COMP: Marimbafest Marimba Competition STAGE 2
Callaway Music Auditorium 

2:00PM - 6:00PM

RESULTS: STAGE 2 Final Results and Feedback
Callaway Music Auditorium 

6:00PM - 6:30PM

EVENT: Participants and Faculty Dinner
Callaway Music Auditorium 

7:00PM - 9:30PM

DAY 2 - FRIDAY 5TH JULY 2019

 
MARIMBAFEST SHOP (Buffalo, Just Percussion, Optimum, Edition Svitzer, Mode Marimba, CORAY Percussion)
Common Area

9:30AM - 7:00PM

WELCOME: Day 2 Briefing
Callaway Music Auditorium

9:30AM - 10:00AM

WORKSHOP: 'Performance Individuality' with Dr Lynn Vartan 
Callaway Music Auditorium

10:00AM - 12:00PM

CLASS: 'Keyboard Orchestral Performance Techniques' with Dr Wei-Chen Lin
Callaway Music Auditorium

1:00PM - 3:00PM

WORKSHOP: 'Achieving Different Sounds' with Kana Omori
Callaway Music Auditorium 

3:30PM - 5:30PM

WARMUP: Competition FINAL STAGE Warmups
Callaway Music Auditorium

6:30PM - 7:00PM

CONCERT #1: Virtuosity (Competition FINAL STAGE, Adam Tan, Therese Ng, Piñata Percussion, Dr Louise Devenish)
Callaway Music Auditorium

7:30PM - 9:30PM

 

DAY 3 - SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2019

MARIMBAFEST SHOP (Buffalo, Just Percussion, Optimum, Edition Svitzer, Mode Marimba, CORAY Percussion)
Common Area

9:00AM - 7:00PM

WELCOME: Day 3 Briefing + Setup
Tunley Lecture Theatre

9:00AM - 10:00AM

CLASS: 'Visual, Aural and Kinaesthetic Learning' with Dr Lynn Vartan 
Tunley Lecture Theatre

10:00AM - 11:30AM

CLASS: 'The Key To Finding Yourself' with Kana Omori
Tunley Lecture Theatre

11:30AM - 1:00PM

REHEARSAL: Dr Wei-Chen Lin Festival Ensemble 
Eileen Joyce Studio

10:00AM - 1:00PM

REHEARSAL: Robert Oetomo Festival Ensemble 
G20 Percussion Studio

10:00AM - 1:00PM

WORKSHOP: 'Solo Marimba Performance Skills' with Dr Wei-Chen Lin
Callaway Music Auditorium

2:00PM -  3:30PM

CLASS: 'Composition: Communicating Through Music' with Robert Oetomo
Callaway Music Auditorium 

3:30PM - 5:00PM

REHEARSAL: Dr Lynn Vartan Festival Ensemble 
Eileen Joyce Studio

2:00PM - 5:00PM

REHEARSAL: Kana Omori Festival Ensemble 
G20 Percussion Studio

2:00PM - 5:00PM

FREE DEMO: 'How To Tape Your Mallets' with Therese Ng
Common Area

5:00PM - 6:00PM

REHEARSAL: Faculty and Staff Artists
Callaway Music Auditorium

6:00PM - 7:00PM

CONCERT #2: Eminence (Dr Lynn Vartan, Dr Wei-Chen Lin, Kana Omori, Robert Oetomo, Therese Ng)
Callaway Music Auditorium

7:30PM - 10:00PM

 

DAY 4 - SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019

MARIMBAFEST SHOP (Buffalo, Just Percussion, Optimum, Edition Svitzer, Mode Marimba, CORAY Percussion)
Common Area

8:30AM - 7:00PM

WELCOME: Day 4 Briefing + Setup
Callaway Music Auditorium

8:30AM - 9:00AM

LESSONS: Private Lessons for Participants
Eileen Joyce Studio / Tunley Lecture Theatre / G20 Percussion Studio / G11 Percussion Studio

9:00AM - 1:00PM

FREE DEMO: 'Mode Marimba' with John Glowka (Mode Marimba, USA)
Common Area

9:00AM - 10:00AM

WORKSHOP: 'Musicality and Stage Presence' with Therese Ng
Callaway Music Auditorium

10:00AM - 12:00PM

FREE DEMO: 'Marching Stick Tricks' with Gip Chan (GipPercussion, Hong Kong)
Common Area

12:00PM - 1:00PM

CLASS: 'Technique Fundamentals for Marimba' with Dr Wei-Chen Lin
Tunley Lecture Theatre

2:00PM - 3:00PM

REHEARSAL: Dr Lynn Vartan Festival Ensemble 
Callaway Music Auditorium

2:00PM - 3:00PM

REHEARSAL: Robert Oetomo Festival Ensemble 
Eileen Joyce Studio

2:00PM - 3:00PM

CLASS: 'Forte Yourself! Building Reliance' with Dr Lynn Vartan
Tunley Lecture Theatre

3:30PM - 4:30PM

REHEARSAL: Kana Omori Festival Ensemble 
Callaway Music Auditorium

3:30PM - 4:30PM

REHEARSAL: Dr Wei-Chen Lin Festival Ensemble 
Eileen Joyce Studio

3:30PM - 4:30PM

REHEARSAL: Marimbafest 2019 Festival Ensemble
Callaway Music Auditorium

5:00PM - 6:00PM

CONCERT #3: Culmination (Marimbafest 2019 Festival Ensembles, Final Presentations)
Callaway Music Auditorium 

7:30PM - 10:00PM

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