About the Competition

 

 

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.

Executive Director
Dane Romano

 

Please join us for our 5th Annual Competition! Master schedule and programs below!

GPIMC 2017 Master Schedule

Open Duo Division Semi Final Round PROGRAM 2017

High School Semi Final Round PROGRAM 2017

CollegiateOPEN Semi-Final Round PROGRAM 2017

Austin Keck PROGRAM 2017

Thomas Burritt PROGRAM 2017

GPIMC Final Rounds 2017

 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 JungVanderbilt 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

 

Official Sponsors 

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

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