The first-of-its-kind in Asia, Singapore Drum Fest is a festival unlike any other music festival.
Singapore Drum Fest brought the world’s best drummers and musicians in 2007 and 2008 for an unforgettable experience that is still talked about today.
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The Ultimate Weekend is back again! Singapore Drum Fest 2017 will witness an impressive line-up of local and foreign artists who will convene at
MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO
for two days of musicianship and showmanship.
Featuring international drumming stars,
Meytal Cohen with Bassist Anel Pedrero,
Juan Carlito Mendoza, Federico Paulovich,
Jost Nickel and Stanley Randolph.
We will also have local artistes like
Benjamin Lim, Anson Koh (Drum Off 2016
Open Category Champion) and his band.
Hazizi is currently the Group Leader of Percussion in the Singapore Armed Forces Band. Prior to this he had held the position of Principal Percussionist in the band. Under his leadership, the section had successful tours abroad in Japan, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Vietnam, Switzerland, Scotland, Malaysia and the USA.
Coming from a military/concert band background, he then joined the Singapore National Youth Orchestra and was awarded Most Promising Percussionist Award for 2 consecutive years. He has performed for local wind bands & orchestras in local concerts and operas before he joined the military. He has represented Singapore and the SAF in Switzerland for the Rudimental Drummers Symposium. He now focuses on sharing with the younger generation of drummers about Rudimental Drumming. In his spare time, he plays drums for a local band to keep up with the ever growing drumming scene in Singapore.
Click here for snare drum pieces to be played by different cateory contestants.
This year's Drum Off Singapore gives drummers, be it established or new and upcoming drummer not only in Singapore, but overseas as well, an opportunity to showcase their skills and use this to go beyond their current career. This is an ultimate drumming competition and it will be an engaging platform for contestants to interact with other drummers from Singapore and overseas, it also encourages the drummers to get their creative juices flowing, expose drummers to more drumming techniques as they take new ideas and make something different of their own.