First Prize | Age Group A (up to 18 years)
Tanel-Eiko Novikov | Estonia
Teacher: Kristjan Mäeots
White Knuckle Stroll, Casey Cangelosi, 2:48
Violin concerto 3rd movement, Aram Khachaturian (on xylophone and marimba), 9:36
Tanel-Eiko Novikov is a 9th grade student at the Tallinn Music High School, Estonia. He began studying percussive instruments at the age of 8. Since then he's participated in five domestic percussive competitions, winning 1st prizes in every single one he's attended. He also plays in many orchestras, both as a soloist and a bandsman and has performed in various countries in Europe and North-America.