Community | Marimbafest Australia 2019

Event details


Date and time

  • 3- 7 July 2019


  • Community
  • Anyone who likes music
  • Undergraduate
  • A parent of a prospective student
  • A secondary school career adviser or teacher
  • A secondary school student in Year 10
  • A secondary school student in Year 11
  • A secondary school student in Year 12
  • Studying at another tertiary institution

Event Fee

  • Various


  • Further information
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Marimbafest Australia: Marimba Festival and Competition

Proudly supported by UWA Music, Marimbafest is an exciting new four-day International Marimba festival and competition run by UWA Graduate Adam Tan. Marimbafest will feature more than 20 hours of masterclasses, mentored performance opportunities, concerts and a three-stage solo Marimba competition.

International and Australian Faculty members include Dr Lynn Vartan (USA), Dr Wei-Chen Lin (Taiwan/USA), Kana Omori (Japan), Robert Oetomo (Australia) and festival director Adam Tan (Australia).

There are 3 festival concerts open to the public (free entry - no bookings required) as well as a range of workshops and masterclasses (single entry passes $30). 

The Marimbafest Shop will be open on all Marimbafest days (Thursday 4th July - Sunday 7th July). Retailers include Buffalo Marimba & Drums (Taiwan), Optimum Percussion (NSW), Just Percussion (QLD), Edition Svitzer (Denmark), Mode Marimba (USA), CORAY Percussion (Hong Kong).

Industry demos will also be presented in between sessions by Therese Ng (Marimbafest Australia), Wendy Cheng (Buffalo Marimba & Drums, Taiwan), John Glowka (Mode Marimba, USA) and Gip Chan (GipPercussion, Hong Kong).

Further Information