Ludwig Albert - 20 years marimba pioneer ( 1993-2013). Celebrational year 2012-2013.
Internationally highly acclaimed as a virtuoso and devoted pedagogue, Ludwig Albert belongs worldwide as Belgian leading marimbist with the absolute topflight of marimbists nowadays. Well-known as one of the rare lyrical performers and most successful marimbists of his generation, he is praised abroad for his unique sound and his pedagogical contribution in the future marimba play with his pioneering movement method, reaching for an ultimate sound and musical performance. Aside his signature malletline produced by Innovative Percussion USA, the Dutch company Adams presents from february 2011 the Ludwig Albert signature artist marimba. This honour is for the first time presented to a European marimbist and pioneer. During 2012-2013 L.Albert will celebrate 20 years carreer with 4 new CD releases, worldpremière of several new concerto's, academies, festival presentations and special concert productions in Korea, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Lihuania, China, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Kroatia, Portugal, Latvia....
Clicking on the "contactpage" will give you all the contact information for Ludwig Alberts private office. Please have a look around in the picture galery and find all information of productions and study possibilities at Ludwig Albert's praised marimba classes in Belgium, the centre of Europe, offering Europe's first Marimba Master degree at the Royal Conservatory Antwerp (Europe's largest Art Faculty) and the Leuven University College of Arts - Lemmensinstitute. Alumni of his students from abroad includes more then 50 winning top prizes at international competitions, major teaching and orchestral positions, endorsed artist contracts with major companies, label recordings, int.publishings and signature products.
Below with the news items you will find updated news of upcoming events such as the yearly Ludwig Albert Marimba Academy, International Academies, highlight concerts, the Universal Marimba Competition, products and productions.
If you have any questions or ideas for what you want to see on this website, please let us know. We will be happy to hear from you and to answer you as soon as possible. You can order all his albums & sheet music from the shopping section. Notice: You will hear at the background beautiful marimba music from his double CD album 'Global marimba' with a selection of own & International masterworks.
We hope you enjoy looking around this website, discovering the art of Ludwig Albert.
warmest greetings, Ludwig Albert & marimba-projects team
UPCOMING PERFORMANCE: International percussion festival & competition Lithuania 6-12 May
UPCOMING CD RELEASE: ARDOR - songs for voice and marimba from Mexico & Spain - April 2013
Cover Adams magazine Avue November 2013
World première, performances and upcoming concerts of 'the Universe', double concerto for Two marimba's & Orchestra by Ludwig Albert ( Philharmonic Orchestra, String Orchestra, String Quintet, Percussion Orchestra, piano reduction)
The Ludwig Albert International Marimba Academy Belgium 27 July-5 August 2013. APPLY NOW!
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 MAY 2013
Adams welcomes Ludwig Albert and presents the Adams artist Ludwig Albert signature marimba.This honour is for the first time presented to a European marimbist.
Ludwig Albert welcomes you at the prestigious Universal Marimba Competition & Festival in Belgium July 2015.