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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 worldwide and select a total of an estimated 12 members to form the World Percussion Group 2017 European Tour. These 12 members will tour an estimated 8 universities and conservatories in the following countries: United Kingdom, Belgium, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Denmark, Sweden, Russia. The group will deliver clinics, masterclasses, lessons and performances. The tour will last from 27th May 2017 to 18th June 2017 and will be coached by Maraca2 and guest coach Lynn Vartan. 

The repertoire selected for the WPG will be prepared by Maraca2 and will comprise of new works, arrangements and existing large scale works. The group will convene prior to the tour for an estimated 3-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 2017 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 'Britannia'. 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 from Exterior of P&O Britannia

View of Main Atrium P&O Britannia