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 byparticipating 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.
OUR 2020 SPONSORS
Introducing the first Marimbafest 2020 sponsor network helping us make Marimbafest happen
MORE SPONSORS COMING SOON
Located in the city of Perth, UWA is a research-intensive university ranked in the world's top 1% of academic institutions. We acknowledge the support of the University in 2020.
Founded by legendary marimba maker Ron Samuels in 1980, Marimba One is one of the leading manufacturers of high-quality handmade rosewood marimbas in the world. Marimba One's marimbas, mallets and vibraphones receive international acclaim for their innovative design, attention to detail and signature sound quality. We thank Marimba One for their support since 2019.
Arcata, California (USA)
Based in Nashville, Tennesee, Innovative Percussion is one of the world's largest mallet, stick, and accessory manufacturers. Renowned artists worldwide endorse Innovative Percussion products. We thank Innovative Percussion for their support since 2019.
Nashville, Tennesee (USA)
Based in Taiwan, Buffalo Marimba and Drums is an international retailer that specialises in affordable instruments, including marimbas, drums and practice equipment for students and professionals alike. We thank Buffalo Percussion for their support since 2019.
Taichung, Taiwan (Taiwan)
Directed by Gip Chan, GipPercussion Ensemble is an established ensemble program for young percussionists in Hong Kong. With regular performances, HKGPE educational events and presentations both locally and internationally and performers of all ages. We thank HKGPE for their support since 2019.
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
St Catherine's on Park is a luxury serviced apartment service located just within walking distance of the UWA Conservatorium of Music. We thank St Catherine's on Park for their support since 2019.
Subiaco, Western Australia (Australia)
ST CATHERINE'S ON PARK
Marimbafest has been proud to call the UWA Conservatorium of Music since 2019. The Conservatorium is amongst the top 50 performing arts schools in the world, and is the number one performing arts school in Western Australia. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Conservatorium in helping us host this incredible event.
Perth, Western Australia (Australia)
UWA CONSERVATORIUM OF MUSIC
Edition Svitzer's high quality of our sheet music aims to nurture the relationship between musician and musical work, providing years of continued pleasure. Founded by Johan and Henrik Svitzer in Copenhagen, Edition Svitzer publishes high quality, hand engraved sheet music that sets the standard for sheet music around the world. We thank Edition Svitzer for their support since 2019.
Known for their signature latex technology, every Encore mallet is assembled with an eye toward quality. Experienced percussionists check for uniform mallethead diameter. These are just a few details that work together to provide a solid foundation for percussionists pursuing excellence. We thank Encore Mallets Inc. for their support since 2019.
Lewisville, Texas (USA)
Based in Hong Kong, CORAY Percussion specialises in affordable instruments and mallets for students, including desktop xylophones, glockenspiels, keyboard and timpani mallets, drum sticks all available at a low price. We thank CORAY Percussion for their support since 2019.
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Optimum offer Australia's largest range of percussion sticks, mallets and sheet music as well as concert and orchestral percussion instruments. Optimum deals with professional and students percussionists, music teachers, schools, universities, and orchestras all over Australia. We thank Optimum Percussion for their support since 2019.