Competition supported by the target program of the Federal Ministry of Culture.
Owing to results of the International Contest «Drumsfest Russia» in 2015, as well as meetings with members of the jury and talks with world renowned teachers, composers and performers, it was decided to expand the nominations for classical percussion. Since 2016 introduced separate category: Marimba, Vibraphone, Multi-Percussion,Timpani and Snare Drum.
Time and place of the 2nd stage of the competition: October 30 – November 3, 2017 the competition will be held at the Children’s Art School in the city of Vidnoe. Address: Solnechniy mkr., possession 5a, ,Vidnoe, Moscow region , Russia.
Nominations of the second stage “Drumsfest Russia”:
- Special Nomination: «Prize of Hope»
- V Nomination: «Ensembles of Ethnic Percussion and Original Genre»
- 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»
In addition, we want to say that in each category will have its own jury, consisting of leading experts in their field from 10 countries, including well-known composers and performers. An important factor of this event is to popularize the art of playing on drums.