Born in 1967 in Mallersdorf, Mr. Schindlbeck began drumming at age five. After serving as principal percussionist at the Mannheim Nationaltheater, he joined the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in 1992. While mastering classical percussion, he is also actively performing as a member of the Berlin Philharmonic Jazz Group and appears at numerous jazz festivals.
Henrik M. Schmidt
Percussionist with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Professor for orchestral percussion and ensemble at the Rostock University of Music and Theatre
Born in China. Graduated with the first International Artist Diploma in Solo Percussion from the Royal Northern College of Music, UK with a full scholarship.
Founded in 2006 by Jacques Hostettler & Nicolas Suter, Tchiki duo is considered today as the world leading Marimba duo.
Timpani Soloist Baleares Symphony Orchestra, teacher in Palma de Mallorca Superior Coservatory
The French percussionist and marimba player, Jean Geoffroy, studied at at the Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique de Paris where he won first prize in percussion in 1985.
The Russian-Greek percussionist Theodor Milkov is one of the most innovative marimba players , whose repertoire includes contemporary music, as well as music written for harpsichord and piano from baroque to classical epoch.
Keiko Abe is known for an international marimba player and a great composer in modern marimba world. She has performed in more than 60 countries with prominent orchestras, percussion groups and Jazz artists beyond genres.