Mexican-born vibraphonist and composer Victor Mendoza's career includes performances with his own group and as guest soloist around the globe.
2017 Instrumental Solo Revelation of the 24th edition of the Victoires de la Musique Classique, Adelaide Ferriere is the first percussionist ever awarded at this ceremony.
The Russian-Greek percussionist Theodor Milkov is one of the most innovative marimba players , whose repertoire includes contemporary music, as well as music written for harpsichord and piano from baroque to classical epoch.
Isao Nakamura has taught at the Internationalen Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt (1994-2006), Akiyoshidai International Contemporary Music Seminar and Festival in Japan (1991-1998) and is Professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe since 1992.
Ney Rosauro is recognized as one of the most original and dynamic symphonic percussionists and composers today.
Born in 1967 in Mallersdorf, Mr. Schindlbeck began drumming at age five. After serving as principal percussionist at the Mannheim Nationaltheater, he joined the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1992. While mastering classical percussion, he is also actively performing as a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Jazz Group and appears at numerous jazz festivals.