The Great Plains International Marimba Competition seeks to provide an avenue for musical growth of young marimbists around the world through educational and competitive experiences. This competition seeks to help educate student musicians and to contribute to the quality and evolution of marimba performance. Competitors will prepare solo marimba repertoire from a prescribed list and compete in a taped round for a chance to compete in the live rounds. The live rounds will be hosted at the Wanda L. Bass School of Music at Oklahoma City University.
Please join us for our 5th Annual Competition! Master schedule and programs below!
5th Annual GPIMC 2017 Competition Dates
Audio Round Dates: December 1st, 2016-April 1st, 2017
SEMI-FINALIST ANNOUNCEMENT ON OR BEFORE MAY 6th, 2017
Semi-Final/Final Rounds of Competition: July 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 2017
Our 2017 competition will be hosted at Oklahoma City University!
2017 Audio Round Judge
Ji Hye Jung – Vanderbilt University
2017 Live Round Judges
Tom Burritt – The University of Texas at Austin
Andrea Venet – University of North Florida
Dr. David Steffens – Oklahoma City University
Oklahoma City University, Wanda L. Bass School of Music
WANDA L. BASS FOUNDATION
Putnam City North Band Boosters
Chris Harris, Steve Craft and the Owasso H.S. Percussion Program
Dr. Lance Drege, Dr. Andrew Richardson and the University of Oklahoma Percussion Program