rodrigo marques

1st Laureate 2021 | Marimba Artist | Composer | Professor​

Rodrigo Marques won multiple Prizes as a young musician and received International recognition as the 1st Prize Laureate of the Universal Marimba Competition in the disciplines marimba & composition. He profiles himself as a marimbist of the new generation owning the rare combination as performer, composer and improviser. He’s also related as staff member and composer in residence of the Universal Marimba Competition. During last years, he presented concerts and masterclasses abroad and appeared as jury member in Poland, Australia, Romania, Italy, Portugal, Belgium etc… His latest published works are highly praised abroad showing a new voice in the marimba repertoire. From 2021, he’s a new teaching faculty member of the Marimba Master department at the Royal conservatoire Antwerp.