NEWS & EVENTS

Majestic performance by Cory
Internationally renowned percussion soloist and educator She-e Wu has joined Majestic concert percussion as an artist and clinician.


International Soloist and Educator She-e Wu Joins Majestic
Internationally renowned percussion soloist and educator She-e Wu has joined Majestic concert percussion as an artist and clinician.


Majestic Endorsers Jubal Drum & Bugle Corps and Young Jubal both European Champions
At the Drum Corps Europe finals in Kerkrade, Majestic endorsers Jubal Drum & Bugle Corps from Dordrecht (NL) won the European title.


Majestic Resonates with Buzz at 2013 DCI World Championships
With the echoes of the fine performances of Marching Music’s Major League still ringing in Lucas Oil Stadium, Majestic salutes the ensembles who took part in the 2013 DCI World Championship.


Prophonic Snare Review by Wolfgang Schneider
Wolfgang Schneider, Principal Percussionist for the Radio Philharmonic NDR in Hanover, Germany, reviews the Majestic MPS1450AL and MPS1450WA Prophonic snare drums.


Majestic Official Supplier of 2013 Deutsches Musikfest
Majestic will be the official supplier of percussion instruments for the different stages of the 2013 Deutsches Musikfest from May 9-12 in Chemnitz.


In Memoriam Sjoerd Westra
Last Friday Majestic received the news that 71 year old Majestic endorser Sjoerd Westra had died.


Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps Performs on Majestic Percussion and Marching Drums
Majestic Percussion welcomes the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps to their roster of elite marching groups.


Casey Cangelosi at PASIC 2011
Casey Cangelosi premiered his new piece “Etude in E Minor” at the 2011 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) on a Majestic M8650H marimba.


Oeuvres De JS Bach Et D'Argentine, Chine, Inde, France, Espagne...
Giles Durot & Mihi Kim. 8 October 2011, 20h30 Paris. Un evénèment Majestic France et Espace Percussion.


Percussion Unlimited Using New Majestic Drums
Indoor percussion group Percussion Unlimited is now using brand new Majestic drums.


Arjan Jongsma joins the Majestic family
Majestic Holland is pleased and honored to announce that Arjan Jongsma (15) has now officially joined the select group of Majestic endorsers.


Fairey teams up with Majestic Percussion
The world famous brass band Fairey (Geneva) Band from the UK has announced a new endorsee relationship with percussion manufacturers Majestic.


Beat and Greet
Majestic 50th Anniversary Event on 11th June 2011 with Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic, All Bluff and Porterage and more...


Percussion Unlimited wins European WGI regional
Percussion Unlimited from The Netherlands managed to take first place in the Independent Open-Class at the WGI European Percussion Regional in Goes, The Netherlands, on Saturday March 5th.


Concert Percussion "LIVE ON STAGE"
A live percussion experience with the finest percussion instruments, the best percussion composers and the latest percussion publications!


Introducing the M7743H and M7750H Concert Marimbas: Superior Concert Percussion from Majestic
Majestic concert percussion continues to address the needs of discerning concert percussionists with two newly designed rosewood concert marimbas.


Boston Crusaders March with Majestic, Jupiter & Mapex
The legendary Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps have elected to perform exclusively on Jupiter Quantum series brass, Mapex Quantum marching drums and Majestic concert/field percussion instruments.


Majestic Percussion & Stellula Music in Schools
Majestic Percussion Canada is proud to be the official brand of marching percussion for the newly formed scholastic drumline program founded by Stellula Music in Schools.


PASIC 2010 Recap
Hot Rod Majestic Vibraphone, All Bluff & Porterage and Majestic Artists at this year's PAS Conference.


Julian Fairbank to play at PASIC
On Saturday, November 13th Majestic endorser, Julian Fairbank, and his UK-based group All Bluff & Porterage will be playing at the 2010 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC).


Majestic at the 2010 OMEA Conference
The Ontario Music Educators’ Association (OMEA) and Canadian Music Industry Education Committee has held their year’s annual conference: FUSION 2010 at the London Convention Centre in London, Ontario, Canada.


Black Panthers receive new Majestic XTD marching drums
Some weeks ago The Black Panthers from Osnabrück, Germany received their new Majestic XTD marching drums in Fade Blue with Glossy Chrome hardware.


Marimba 2010 International Festival and Conference
In addition to the world-renowned percussion artists in attendance, Majestic had several of its percussion and mallet instruments on display for some of the best in the realm of marimba.


Majestic at TBA 2010
Majestic percussion instruments will be featured in several settings throughout the 2010 Texas Bandmasters Association Convention to be held in San Antonio, Texas July 25-28.


Chien Kuo HS Marching Band First at WAMSB
Chien Kuo High School Marching Band from Taiwan received Gold Honors and ranked first at the 2010 WAMSB Finals. For the entire competition, they used Majestic marching drums and field mallets.


Concert Percussionist Cangelosi Latest Addition to Majestic Portfolio of Artists
Majestic is proud to officially welcome Casey Cangelosi to their growing roster of concert percussion artists.


Majestic to attend Sonor Days 2010
MAJESTIC is proud to be present at the SONOR Company Festival – the SONOR DAYS 2010 on May 29 and 30, 2010. The unique event takes place at SONOR's headquarters in Bad Berleburg-Aue, Germany.


Majestic Marching Endorsement for European Icon Sjoerd Westra
If there is one man in Europe who is responsible for the development of traditional marching over the last 40 years, it would be Sjoerd Westra.



Italian Drum Corps G. Verdi Marching Band on Majestic Drums
Majestic Holland BV proudly announce that from 2010 we will have an Italian Drum Corps presenting our new XTD line of drums on the field.



Julian Vulperhorst, Youngest Artist for Majestic Marching Drums
Julian is just 10 years old and already known for his great playing and grooves on his snare drum. He started drumming when he was 4.



Jubal and Majestic join forces
Jubal drum & bugle corps from Dordrecht (The Netherlands) has found a new partner for their percussion section. Majestic Instruments will provide their 'state of the art' fielddrums and front ensemble instruments for the corps for the upcoming years.



Majestic Sponsors First Middle School Groups at National Percussion Festival
Along with the introduction of new concert stage models, Majestic concert percussion’s excitement for 2010 extends to Music for All’s National Festival in March.



Marching Percussion Workshop 2010
For Saturday the 6th of February we have organised a workshop day for Dutch marching band musicians in corporation with Majestic Percussion and Steenbeek Music at the Showband Mistique Arnhem.



Tzong-Ching Ju receives Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement in Education Award
We are pleased to inform you that Tzong-Ching Ju, founder of the Ju Percussion Group, received the Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement Award in Education at PASIC 2009.



Majestic chosen by Russian Military Orchestras
Majestic Holland is proud to be an official partner of the Ministry of Defense in Russia. Through our wholesaler Arsenal we have sold marching snare drums, bass drums and maces to several Russian military orchestras.



Majestic, Mapex & Jupiter Sponsor Marching Showdown Webcast
Jupiter Band Instruments, Mapex Drums and Majestic Percussion will sponsor the 61st Annual Arizona State University Sun Devil Showdown on Saturday October 24th by providing live event webcasting on BandDirector.com.



Majestic and Mapex Sponsor Ju Percussion Group at PASIC
Majestic Percussion and Mapex Drums are proud to provide instruments for international percussion sensation Ju Percussion Group during the 2009 Percussive Arts Council International Convention in Indianapolis this November and their other US performances this fall.



Percussion Unlimited Line-Up Almost Complete
Percussion Unlimited’s new winter season line-up is almost complete and has been posted on its website. With seven snares, three tenors, five bassdrums and a six-strong front ensemble Percussion Unlimited has grown yet again.



Sytze Pruiksma performs for NY400
A thrilling concert experience by one of the Netherlands’ most innovative composers, with the Manhattan skyline as backdrop.



DVS wins World Marching Contest
During the last weekend of the World Music Contest, held every 4 years in Kerkrade, the Netherlands, DVS Katwijk won the marching contest. DVS is endorsed by Majestic Holland and was provided with new marching drums several weeks ago.



Sytze Pruiksma new endorser for Majestic Concert Percussion
Sytze is one of finest and most innovative percussionist you will ever see. He is well known in Europe for his bird whistling compositions and landscape sounds and can even make music with a table tennis balls.



Majestic proudly presents a collaboration with Pier-Giuseppe Gajoni
Majestic maintenance, professional service and technical support in Italy. Pier-Giuseppe Gajoni is well known in Italy for his passion for and knowledge of high quality timpani.



Mike Dillon Signs on as Majestic Percussion Artist
Percussion artist Mike Dillon will be playing Majestic mallet instruments for the remainder of Les Claypool's  "Of Fungi & Foe"  tour this summer.



DVS Receives New Majestic Drums
On Tuesday July 2nd the DVS marching band from Katwijk, one of the main military style marching bands from Europe, received new Majestic marching drums.



New Gottry Work Premiered by Matt Holm
Majestic percussion artist Matt Holm recently premiered “Transitions for Percussion Solo and Wind Ensemble" from composer Josh Gottry.



Introduction of Majestic Concert Series Timpani
At the Frankfurt Musikmesse fair Majestic Holland introduced a completely newly designed series of timpani. The new Concert Series is the first blocked pedal system timpani series that is really transportable.



Percussion Summit 2009
The first Slovakian percussion competition, called Percussion Summit 2009, took place on 23 - 24 April. Maarten Smit and Peter Vulperhorst, both Majestic artists, were invited to judge this competition.



Majestic Holland visits Lithuania
Around 10 years ago Dutch conductor Piet Visser and Lithuanian conductor Remigijus Vilys, in co-operation with Majestic wholesaler Jonas Sileika, developed a great plan for bringing brass and woodwind music to Lithuania.



Percussion Unlimited Wins CGN and IPE
Percussion Unlimited took first at the CGN Marching Open Class finals in Eindhoven and first at the Indoor IPE Champion Class in Roeselare, Belgium.



Liu Qiping visits Majestic Holland
This week Majestic Holland was visited by Mr Liu Qiping the Principal Timpanist of the China National Symphony Orchestra.



Percussion Unlimited continues their European title
At the WGI finals in Goes, the Netherlands, Percussion Unlimited continued their European title with a fantastic show.



Majestic and Percussion Unlimited
Since July 2008 Percussion Unlimited is an official Majestic endorser. Majestic Holland is very proud that they have chosen for the new Majestic XTD series to be their new instruments for the next years to come.



Smit and Vulperhorst at the National Symphony Orchestral Hall, Taiwan
Maarten Smit and Peter Vulperhorst were invited by Lien Percussion, one of the best-known Percussion ensembles in Taiwan, to perform a concert together at the National Symphony Orchestral Hall.



Majestic present at Music Moscow 2008
From 9-12 October 2008 our Russian wholesaler, Arsenal Music Company, exhibited our Majestic products at the Music Moscow fair again with much success
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Majestic Holland extends partnership with Black Dyke
Majestic Holland, manufacturer of well known Majestic percussion, has extended their partnership with the famous Black Dyke Band brass band for another three years.



Interactive Marching Percussion Workshop by Scott Brown
Majestic Artist Scott Brown is presenting several international marching percussion workshops in Holland, Belgium and Germany.



Majestic Performance by Peter Vulperhorst and Maarten Smit
Peter and Maarten play on many different Majestic classical percussion instruments.



Majestic and Sonor sponsor German Brassband Championships
Majestic and Sonor provide a full set of percussion for the stage for the first German Brassband Championships in Ingolstadt.



World Introduction of New Majestic Mallets
Robert Dorn and Peter Vulperhorst perform for the introduction of Majestic Mallets at Musikmesse.



Majestic and Ross at My Music
Majestic and Ross wholesaler for Germany, Arsenal Music, exhibited at this new International Music Expo.



Music Moscow 2007
Majestic wholesaler for Russia, Arsenal Music, exhibited at the 13th annual Music Moscow fair.



Majestic and Ross at the National Brassband Championships of New Zealand
Majestic and Ross are used for the National Brassband Championship of New Zealand.



Majestic and Ross at Wasbe conference in Austria
Majestic and Ross products were present at a music fair in Schladming, Austria.



Black Dyke Band chooses a full set of Majestic and Ross percussion
The world's most famous brass band, the Black Dyke Band from the United Kingdom, has decided to play Majestic and Ross percussion exclusively.



Majestic Holland BV introduces the Prophonic timpani series
Up till now timpani players had to choose between collapsible timpani without professional sound and professional sounding timpani without the possibility of easy transport. Having it both was not possible because all available folding timpani needed their complete tension mechanism inside the kettle. Because of that a full suspended and free sounding timpani kettle was not possible. The Majestic invented and patented Prophonic timpani finally solving this problem!



New! Majestic Concert Snare Drum
Choose the snare drum depending on your personal preference....



Majestic and Ross Chosen for Lincoln Center Performances
The College Band directors National Association (CBDNA) held their biannual conference and convention in New York City, NY, which included an elite performance at the Lincoln Center Plaza.



Jupiter Gears Up for Majestic Growth
Jupiter executives traveled to the Majestic Timpani facilities in the Netherlands to review the product and procedures as the brand prepares for increased distribution.



U.S. Distribution of Majestic by JBI
Jupiter Band Instruments, Inc., is very proud to announce U.S. Distribution of Majestic Concert Percussion.