4th International Percussion Ensemble Week


IPEW 2008 will take place in Croatia, Slovenia and Austria.

The Art Director and initiator of the project is renowned and leading European percussionist Professor Igor Lesnik. His compositions are part of concert programs of renowned soloists and ensembles as well as percussion competitions. His collaborations with famous colleagues, his rich collection of recordings and his international concert activities introduced Croatian percussion music to the world. Since 1984 he leads the Croatian Radio Symphony orchestra percussion section and since 1990 Igor has organized international percussion events. As founder of the percussion department at the Music Academy in Zagreb, he is regular guest at renowned universities and his percussion articles have been published in a wide variety of magazines. Professor Lesnik is the president of the Croatian Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. He has received several awards for his artistic achievements at home and in 2003 was awarded French knighthood title for accomplishments in arts and literature.

See detailed programme of concerts and master classes at the International Percussion Ensemble Week: www.lisinski-bj.hr