International festival-competition “Drumsfest Russia” will be held from May 15 to 19, 2019.
Drumsfest Russia is a professional competition of percussion instruments among students of music schools: music schools, art schools, music colleges and colleges, universities, beginners to professional performer and amateur groups. For the first time the competition was held in 2010, and currently has a well-deserved reputation among the percussion community. Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, V. Medinsky in his welcoming speech noted that the competition has “deserved authority among professionals, and for many musicians it has certainly become a kind of plinm to the world of art.”
- I Nomination: «Solo on Orchestral Percussions» (Xylophone and Snare Drum)
- II Nomination: «Classic Percussion Ensemble»
- III Nomination: «Orchestras with elements of defile»
- IV Nomination: «Drum Show» (marching ensembles)
- V Nomination: «Ensembles and Artists of Ethnic Percussion»
- VI Nomination: «Solo on a Drum Kit»
- VII Nomination: «Vibraphone – solo»
- VIII Nomination: «Marimba – solo»
- IX Nomination: «Multi Percussion and Timpani»
- X Nomination: «Snare Drum – solo»
- XI Nomination: «Prize of Hope»
Each nomination has its own jury lineups, formed from world stars of performing skills on percussion instruments, as well as leading teachers of higher musical educational institutions from around the world.