RESULTS EDITION 2001
The first edition of the International Marimba Competition , Belgium was held August 12-18,2001 in the beautiful sounding wooden ‘academiezaal’ in the town Sint-Truiden, near Brussels.
For marimba solo 3 final prizes were given to: Hidemi Murase (Japan - 1st laureate), Keiko Kotuko (Japan - 2nd laureate), Mayumi Sekizawa (Japan - 3rd laureate), 4 th finalist Naoko Takada (J), 5 th finalist Mayumi Orai(J).
For marimba duo one first prize was given to Juan Martinez & Miguel Gonzales Zaragosa (Mexico). 2 nd finalists were Lajos Toth & Szabolcs Joo ( Hungary )
The award of honour 2001 was given to following artists for their tremendous contribution in the marimba & percussion field: Maestro François Glorieux-(B), Professor Louis Cauberghs (B) & Ludwig Albert (B). The event’s artistic director of the competition Ludwig Albert assembled the other jurors: François Glorieux (B-president), Nancy Zeltsman (USA), Angel Frette (Arg), Momoko Kamiya (J) Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic (D)Leo Ouderits (B) and Ney Rosauro (USA).