Zeltsman Marimba Festival


History of Locations / Co-sponsors of ZMFs (2-week festivals)

ZMF changed location each year in order to better serve participants and bring concerts to more audiences.

ZMF Vertical CMYK


Appleton, Wisconsin
 | Lawrence University | 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Boston, Massachusetts | The Boston Conservatory | 2004, 2006
New Brunswick, New Jersey | Rutgers University | 2015, 2017
Princeton, New Jersey | Princeton University | 2001*
Los Angeles, California | The Colburn School | 2008
Arcata, California | Humboldt State University | 2013
Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Conservatorium van Amsterdam | 2010


*Called "Princeton Marimba Festival," but same format. No festival was held in 2002, 2012, 2016 or 2019.


Faculty

Anders Astrand - 2003, 2014
Bogdan Bacanu - 2001, 2003
Greg Beyer - 2013
Ivana Bilić - 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2017
Thomas Burritt - 2007, 2009
Pedro Carneiro - 2013
Pius Cheung - 2015
Orlando Cotto - 2008
David Friedman - 2001, 2007
Ricardo Gallardo - 2003
Jean Geoffroy - 2006, 2007, 2009, 2014
Ria Ideta - 2017
Beverley Johnston - 2005, 2009, 2013
Momoko Kamiya - 2004
Marta Klimasara - 2006
Amy Knoles - 2008
Tatiana Koleva - 2010
Joe Locke - 2004, 2005, 2006
Theodor Milkov - 2010
Nanae Mimura - 2001, 2011, 2014. 2017
William Moersch - 2009
Javier Nandayapa - 2013
Fumito Nunoya - 2011, 2013
PercaDu - 2010
Peter Prommel - 2005, 2008, 2010
Christos Rafalides - 2011, 2013, 2017
Emil Richards - 2008
Dane Richeson - 2003, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2014
Emmanuel Séjourné - 2005, 2015
Julie Spencer - 2001, 2010, 2015
Gordon Stout - 2004, 2009. 2015
Svet Stoyanov - 2017
Mike Truesdell - 2015, 2017
Jack Van Geem - 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
Nancy Zeltsman - 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017



Associate Faculty

Brian Calhoon-2011; Casey Cangelosi-2011; Anne-Julie Caron-2011; Andrey Doynikov-2010; Haruka Fujii-2007; Hiroya Honda-2011; Shinsuke Ishihara-2003; Joint Venture Percussion Duo/Laurent Warnier & Xi (Rachel) Zhang-2013, 2014; Keiko Kotoku-2008; Setsuko Kutsuno-2011; Rolf Landberg-2003, 2008; Theodor Milkov-2008; William Moersch-2007; Fumito Nunoya-2003, 2004, 2006, 2010; Dane Richeson-2007, 2009; Taiko Saito-2007; Daniel Saur-2003; Jonathan Singer-2014; Samuel Z. Solomon-2004; Svet Stoyanov-2007; Naoko Takada-2005, 2008; Mike Truesdell-2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014; Martin Wikstrom-2003; Yuko Yoshikawa-2004

Showcase Artists

Laurel Black-2011; Jeremy Barnett-2011; Anne-Julie Caron-2005; Hsin-Yi (Sharon) Chen-2003; Pius Cheung-2005, 2006; Eriko Daimo-2006; Haruka Fujii-2007; Mark Haygood-2017; Sven Hoscheit-2017; Ria Ideta-2003; Brandon Ilaw-2015; Shinsuke Ishihara-2003; Keiko Kotoku-2008; Theodor Milkov-2008; Fumito Nunoya-2003, 2006; Odaiko Percussion Group-2005; Na'rimbo-2005; Ian Rosenbaum-2017; Alejandro Ruiz-2014; Taiko Saito-2007; Matt Sharrock-2011; Jonathan Singer-2004; Svet Stoyanov-2007; .WAV (with Vessela Stoyanova)-2001; Yuhan Su-2015; Naoko Takada-2005, 2008; Shiori Tanaka-2001; Mike Truesdell-2006, 2007, 2009; Stephanie Webster-2015; Seth Woodard-2006; Yesaroun' Duo-2001; Yaniv Yacoby-2017; Yuko Yoshikawa-2004; Xi (Rachel) Zhang-2011

Speakers and Presenters

Composition: Robert Aldridge-2001, 2009, 2017; Louis Andriessen-2010; Chen Yi-2009; Geoffrey Keezer-2006; William Kraft-2008; Paul Lansky-2015; Daniel Levitan-2015; Steven Mackey-2001, 2015; Lyle Mays-2008, 2009; Joanne Metcalf-2003; James Rolfe-2009; Gunther Schuller-2004, 2009; Steven Stucky-2009; Andrew Thomas-2001, 2015; Ivan Trevino-2015; Chinary Ung-2009; Alejandro Vinao-2010, 2017; Errollyn Wallen-2009

Recording techniques: Ray Dillard-2003; Steve Rodby-2011

Career development: Richard Ortner-2004; John Wittmann-2007, 2008; Rick Mattingly-2014; Joseph Tompkins-2017; faculty panel discussion-2017; Evan Chapman-2017

Violinist's perspective on Bach: Monica Germino-2010; Yuka Sato-2011

Movement: Diana Beardsley (yoga)-2008; Marja Mosk (Mensendieck)-2010; Mia Olson (yoga)-2006; Josee Peters (Alexander Technique)-2010; Teresa Simas (Body Awareness)-2013; Daniel Smith (Tai Chi)-2010

Other: Gene Caprioglio (publishing)-2015; Peter Ferry (collaboration)-2015; Joe Galeota (gyil)-2006; Stefon Harris (melodic progression)-2015; Petros Klampanis (polyrhythms)-2013; Dan Lidster (mallet wrapping)-2004; Fernando Meza (organizing an international event)-2011; William Moersch (repertoire overview)-2007; Eugene Novotney (steel pan)-2013; Al Otte (Eurhythmics)-2009; Dane Palmer (marimba in popular music)-2014, 2017; Karl Paulnack (performance anxiety; practicing)-2006, (developing your personal mission)-2017; Bart Quartier (pedagogy)-2010; Ron Samuels (marimba building)-2001, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010; Dr. Steven Rauch (hearing health and hearing loss)-2017; Joseph Tompkins (French-American snare drum)-2015; Matt Turner (improvisation)-2005; Peter Weniger (linear playing)-2007; Nick Woud (timpani)-2010

Guest ensembles:
 Excelsis Percussion Quartet-2015; Rutgers Youth Percussion Ensemble-2015; Tchiki Duo-2010


Photo: www.claudiahansen.com (L to R: Truesdell, Johnston, Van Geem, Zeltsman, Burritt, Bilic, Stout, Geoffroy, Moersch. Richeson at ZMF 2009)

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