ludwig albert

Artistic Director | Marimba Artist | Composer | Professor

Internationally acclaimed as a virtuoso artist and devoted pedagogue, Dr. Ludwig Albert belongs with the absolute topflight and is known throughout the world as a leading marimbist and as a musical pioneer. He is also recognized as one of the most successful pedagogues of his generation. Showered with titles, awards and positive reception by the press abroad for his rare lyrical sound, he performed regularly in more than 30 countries concerts and master classes and has released fifteen albums containing mainly first recordings of masterworks, his own compositions, improvisations, arrangements and dedicated works displaying his versatile art. He founded as A European creation the Master Marimba Degree defined with his innovative pedagogic method in body controlled marimba sound production at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp welcoming students from over the World. In addition he is also professor at the marimba and percussion department of the LUCA University College of Arts Leuven. At present he is signature artist of Adams Musical Instruments NL and Innovative Percussion US which produces his signature marimba model and his signature mallet line.