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2021 Asia Pacific Drummer Competition  Ceremony
2021 Asia Pacific Drummer Competition  Ceremony

Sun, Oct 31


Hang Seng University Auditorium

2021 Asia Pacific Drummer Competition Ceremony

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Time & Location

Oct 31, 2021, 7:00 PM

Hang Seng University Auditorium , Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Hong Kong

About the event

HONG KONG —31 October 2021 — Brought to you by the 6th Hong Kong International Drummer Festival, the Asia-Pacific Drummer Competition is back with a new virtual format. The Awards Ceremony will premiere on the HKDrumFest YouTube channel on 31 October at 7pm

2021 Asia-Pacific Drummer Competition

At the 4th Asia-Pacific Drummer Competition Ceremony, the Hong Kong judges and the ten Hong Kong finalist acts will be physically present at the venue. From other cities, the judges and the other 17 winning acts will join us virtually through video messages. This blended experience is a new challenge for our guests, contestants, audience and organisers.

With an aim to foster exchange and friendship between all Asian-Pacific drummers from different age groups, four competition categories with nine classes are open for children, young people, amateur and professional drummers in the region. The youngest participant being five years old, Asia-Pacific is full of potential drumming superstars. The four categories with 9 classes are as follows:

1. Hong Kong Young Drumset Category- 1A, 1B

2. Asia Pacific Professional Drumset Category- 2A, 2B, 2C

3. Asia Pacific Professional Snare Category- 3A, 3B

4. Asia Pacific Drum Duet Category- 4A, 4B

The Competition Jury We are honoured to have invited an international panel of judges,

Anika Nilles (Germany): Best Clinician on MusicRadar, twice #1 Rising Star in DRUM! Magazine

Jeff Queen (USA): Four-time World Snare Drum Champion

Chi Ho Lau: Trinity Hong Kong Music Ambassador

Saturnino Tiamson, Jr. (Philippines): President of the Percussive Arts Society Philippines Chapter

Nate Wong: Drummer of Nowhere Boys and for countless Asian superstars

Lap Tak Choy: Trinity Hong Kong Music Consultant

Margie Tong: Former President of the Percussive Arts Society Hong Kong Chapter

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