We are very excited to announce:
Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2017 at Rutgers University
co-sponsored by Mason Gross School of the Arts
New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
July 2-15, 2017

Ivana Bilic
Ria Ideta
Nanae Mimura
Christos Rafalides
Svet Stoyanov
Mike Truesdell
Jack Van Geem
Nancy Zeltsman

For our 14th season, the faculty will be joined by wonderful guest performers and presenters, to be named soon. Registration will open Jan. 1, 2017.
Our 2-week seminar will be open to 45-50 participants; minimum age is 18. 8 concerts featuring our international artists will be open to the public!

Our most recent edition, ZMF 2015, was also held at Rutgers and brought together over 85 performers and composers including international virtuosi and dedicated up-and-coming artists. They came to New Brunswick, NJ from 18 states across the U.S. as well as Mexico, Colombia, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Japan, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

We hope you can join us in 2017!


Over 14 past seasons, ZMF has produced over 110 concerts featuring the marimba as well as the vibraphone and other percussion instruments.

On Tour

ZMF On Tour, ZMF's newest initiative, brings ZMF faculty around the
world to present mini-festivals.

We just wrapped up a wonderful event in Europe in
Dudelange, Luxembourg: May 16-21, 2016.

Contact us if you are in
terested in coordinating a ZMF On Tour event!

Top banner photo: Jeff Ragland

© Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2016