The World Percussion Group

Assembling the world’s elite
Hitting your local percussion community

Directed by Maraca2

WPG European Tour Details

Maraca2 will audition percussionists, drummers and composers worldwide and select a total of an estimated 12 members to form the World Percussion Group 2019 European Tour. These 12 members will tour Universities and Conservatories in the UK, Spain & Portugal. They will also perform at the prestigious Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. The group will deliver clinics, masterclasses, lessons and performances. The tour will last from 27th March 2019 to 20th April 2019 and will be coached by Maraca2.

The repertoire selected for the WPG will be prepared by Maraca2 and will comprise of new works, arrangements and existing large scale works and the World Premiere of a piece composed by WPG Composer-in-Residence 2019. The group will convene prior to the tour for an estimated 4-day training course. The rehearsal venue will be located in the UK where participants will prepare the final showcase concert and work alongside Maraca2 to structure an effective clinic, which they will present on the tour.

The selected soloist for WPG 2019 will deliver a solo recital and will perform as soloist with the World Percussion Group.

Transportation to European destinations includes the award winning P&O Cruises Flagship 'Azura'. Here you can enjoy traveling in style, award winning food, relax on days at sea and indulge in Black tie events in the evening. The perfect opportunity to network with like-minded members of the WPG! View what our 2017 Artists had to say about their cruise experience.