Choose your festival experience
Marimbafest Australia has 4 ticket options:
SINGLE ENTRY PASS
COMPETITION ONLY PASS
FESTIVAL PASS (Recommended)
Use our questions below to figure out which one suits you best!
Do you only want to watch the concerts?
NO TICKET NEEDED if you just want to watch any of the three FREE Marimbafest public concerts: the Artist Concert (Friday), the Grand Concert (Saturday) and the Gala Concert (Sunday). You don't need to register - just come!
Do you only want to watch certain classes?
If you're only interested in seeing one or two classes, or are on a budget, then our SINGLE ENTRY PASS is for you! All Marimbafest workshops can be observed passively by any non-participants for just $30 per person per workshop. You don't need to register for this option. Simply buy the SINGLE ENTRY PASS at the door of the workshop you wish to go to!
Are you only interested in the Marimba Competition?
If you just want to participate in our Open Marimba Competition and not attend any classes, our affordable COMPETITION ONLY PASS is for you! This lets you participate fully in the Competition, where you will perform solo and potentially win some prizes. You will also receive feedback on your performance from our judging panel to help you with your development as a player. Register below to sign up for the COMPETITION ONLY PASS!
Do you want the full Marimbafest festival experience? (Recommended option)
If you want to get the most out of Marimbafest, we highly recommend our most comprehensive ticket option, the FESTIVAL PASS! The FESTIVAL PASS allows you to enjoy all of Marimbafest as a festival participant.
Learn new things about marimba performance and composition by actively participating in all intensive masterclasses and workshops. Showcase your skills and potentially win prizes by participating in the Open Marimba Competition. Rehearse intensively with faculty and perform in public concerts alongside your fellow participants in the Marimbafest Festival Ensemble. Find out more about your playing with a private lesson with the faculty of your choice. You can do all this and more with the FESTIVAL PASS.
Sun, 11 July|
UWA Conservatorium of Music
MARIMBAFEST 2021: SOLO MARIMBA & ENSEMBLE COMPETITION
Following on from the success of Marimbafest 2019, welcome to MARIMBAFEST 2021, a Marimba and Ensemble Competition!
11 July 2021, 6:00 pm – 17 July 2021, 7:30 pm
UWA Conservatorium of Music, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
About The Event
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Marimbafest 2021 is open to residents of Australia only.
Marimbafest returns to the Conservatorium of Music with a brand new solo marimba and ensemble competition week! Featuring faculty artists Dr Matthew Lau (Hong Kong), Kana Omori (Japan), Stephen Hall and Jaime Esposito from Spectrum Ensemble (USA), Robert Oetomo (NSW), Catherine Betts and Joshua Webster from Kaboom Percussion (WA), Brian Maloney (WA), Paul Tanner (WA) and directed by Adam Tan (WA), this is an event for percussionists of all levels who wish to showcase their performance skills and get valuable feedback in a friendly and positive competition environment.
Marimbafest 2021 week will consist of:
· Two CATEGORIES of competition: SOLO (1 player, solo marimba) and ENSEMBLE (2-10 players, chamber ensemble)
· Two CLASSES of competition: A CLASS (under the age of 18) and OPEN CLASS (all ages)
· All participants receive valuable feedback and can potentially win prizes (last Marimbafest had over $6,000 worth of prizes!)
· Masterclasses for participants all week from the faculty artists covering areas like technique, performance, composition, career and more
· Marimbafest Shop for all your percussion gear needs
SELECT YOUR TICKET
SOLO COMP PARTICIPANT PASS
This ticket gives one (1) person the opportunity to compete as a solo participant in the SOLO category of the competition. If you wish to compete in the ENSEMBLE category as well, please also register for and purchase an ENSEMBLE COMP PARTICIPANT PASS separately.
ENSEMBLE COMP PARTICIPANT
This ticket gives one (1) person the opportunity to compete as a member of an ensemble in the ENSEMBLE category of the competition. Each member of the ensemble must have their own ticket. If you wish to compete in the SOLO category as well, please also register for and purchase an SOLO COMP PARTICIPANT PASS separately.