Masterclass Percussion Ensemble

A look behind the scenes of the WMC jury

sunday 15 october 2023
15:00 - 17:00
Kerkrade Theater
From € 25.00

On Sunday afternoon, October 15th, Dr. Giff Howarth, in collaboration with the WMC world champion in percussion, Cadenza Twello, will be conducting a percussion workshop.

Dr. Giff Howarth is an Associate Professor of Percussion at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. He has composed several pieces, conducts workshops, and performs as a soloist in Asia, Europe, and the United States.

During the WMC 2022, he served as a jury member for the concert competitions in the Percussion Ensembles Concert Division.

Together with Cadenza Twello, he will guide the participants in a two-hour workshop, covering all the ins and outs of shaping an ensemble, both technically and musically. He will also share insights from his experience as a professional and as a jury member.

Would you like to participate in the Masterclass? Then send an e-mail to with your contact details, stating Masterclass Percussion Ensemble. The costs for participating in the clinic are € 25,- p.p.

Would you like to take a glimpse of the WMC adjudicators as a spectator? This is free of charge and you do not need to register.

This workshop is organised in cooperation with the KNMO and Doelgroep SMP.