After we have welcomed David Thornton on our small island, Rodolfo Rossi is the next tutor to arrive in Malta from Italy.
This evening we kick-start our much awaited Festival, and our acclaimed international tutors are starting to arrive. Apart from Brendan Ball, who now resides in Malta, the first of tutor to arrive is David Thornton, which landed a couple of minutes ago. Upon arrival, David was greeted by our own Festival Coordinator Christine Dimech. All… Continue reading International Tutors start to arrive
We would like to thank Malta's own orchestra the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, in joining in with their support towards our Festival. We would like to thank them for lending a helping hand towards our projects and invest in our students to become better musicians in our wind bands.
What is a festival without concerts? So here it is, our series of concerts within the International Winds and Percussion Festival. The series kicks off with the Tutors' Concert on Saturday, 23rd September, featuring all the international and local musicians leading the masterclasses and workshops of our festival, namely David Thornton on Euphonium, Sergio Bosi… Continue reading Concert Series
Neomax Studios by Carlo Tonna De Lorenzo will be our official photographer throughout the festival. It is with great pleasure to have Neomax on board our project as well as one of our supporters.
As part of the International Winds and Percussion Festival activities, a saxophone marching band has been set up. The band will perform on Sunday, 24th September at 18:00, just before the festival closing concert, in front of the Johann Strauss School of Music (Hamrun) Theatre. This saxophone marching band will be under the direction of… Continue reading Saxophone Marching Band!
Born in Malta in 1978, Mark Gauci began his Bflat baritone lessons at an early age with his father, a self-taught musician and trumpet player, until he began private tuition with Paul Borg. Mark then went on to pursue a Bachelors of Arts degree in music composition from the University of Malta and a post graduate… Continue reading An Introduction to Conducting a Wind Band: Mark Gauci
Lulu’s passion for music started back in secondary school as his interest was simply to have fun and as much as possible be active in the music scene until he had first discovered his talents during the preparations for his annual music concert at school where he had been selected for the show as the… Continue reading Future Musicians Workshop – Lulu (Luke) Agius
"With great feeling, she made the most of the inherent potential of her instrument." Frankfurter Neue Presse “Desert Songs”, inspired by North African music, gave the flautist an opportunity to exhibit her solo talents – with an expressive tone which, in its atmospheric intensity, was hard to top." Frankfurter Allegemeitzung "Rebecca Hall....flits above and around the… Continue reading Flute Class Workshops – Rebecca Hall
Local Music Importer, and music shop, Music Link, joined the team of supporters for IWPF. We are ecstatic to see so many local & foreign support and we would like to take thank them for all there help in making IWPF an achieved milestone. Music Link, joins the list of support alongside Knight Music, Vandoren… Continue reading Music Link, links with IWPF