June 7 - 8, 2013,
June 28 - 30, 2013,
July 28 - August 04, 2013,
September 21 - 22, 2013,
September 28, 2013,
January 11, 2014,
May 2 - 3, 2014,
May 30 - June 1, 2014,
July 10 - 22, 2014,
June 10 - 12, 2015,
July 1 - 3, 2016,
STPV USA-Tour 2014
After 1997 we are ready again! The STPV ASTF follows the invitation of the American Association The Company of Fife and Drum and goes on tour in the USA.
All drummers, fifers and clairon musicians (minimal age 21 years) are cordially invited to join us for this unforgettable journey and to share our swiss musical heritage with the public in the USA.
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Highlights (tentative schedule):
Living Traditions - Ahnenmusik
Living Traditions in Switzerland. Enjoy this very unique style of drum and fife, performed at the 72nd regional drum and fife festival of the upper valais in Niedergesteln, Switzerland.
On www.ab-geits.ch you will find beautiful sights and sounds of this unforgettable weekend.
TIP: For those who can't get enough of this unique style of drum and fife of the upper valais in Switzerland, enjoy this live at corpus christi the region!
Rules of competition for the next swiss drum and fife festival in Frauenfeld 2014, available for download.
The musical commissions (MK) of the Swiss drummers' and fifiers association (STPV ASTF) are pleased to give you the rules of competition of the 26th Federal drummers and fifers festival, June 12 - 15, 2014 in Frauenfeld, Switzerland.
The STPV swiss youth camp 2013 will start July 28, and lasts to August 4, in Lenzburg, Switzerland.
Stay tuned for more informations about the swiss youth drum and fife camp. After 5 days of training we will be touring in Switzerland:
August 2, Concert in Frauenfeld
Lenzburg, 8.8.2011 – The "Juca2011" the youth camp of swiss drummers' and fifers' association was a huge success. More than 120 young drummers and fifiers joined for a week of practising, follwoed by a 5 day tour through Switzerland.
Enjoy the images of the tour:
Facebook Album of the youth camp Juca 2011
22. OTV drum, fife and clairon festival, June 28 - 30, 2013 in Kreuzlingen
Competiition and entertainment pure in Kreuzlingen. The city will be filled with the rhythmic beats of the drum artists, living pieces of fifers and clairon and an entertainment in the adventure boulevard. The drum corps of the city of Kreuzlingen is proud to organize this competition and promises to create a true festival. more
A delegation of the swedish royal Philharmonic Orchestra met in Basel the elite of swiss drumming. More
‘Drums2Streets ’, a group of young drummers of TV Kreuzlingen thrilled the judges and won the hearts of the audience at the Swiss casting show ‘Die grössten Schweizer Talente’ on Swiss national television SF1! Congratulations for the second place!
The 35. OTV youth drummers and fifers competition takes place on June 23rd and 24th 2012. The organising committee of TV Domat/Ems is looking forward to seeing you all in Domat/Ems - Sin seveser a Domat!
Lüchingen 10./11.9.2011 – Lüchingen hosted this years youth drummers' and fifers' competion of the OTV (Eastern Switzerlands drummers' association).
Read more: www.otv.ch
Zunzgen 1./2.10.2011 – Zunzgen was the host of this years central Switzerlands drummers' and fifers' competition.
Read more: www.wurlitzer-clique.ch
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Gornergrat, 19.8.2011 – More than 300 swiss drummers and fifers joined this years gathering on August 19th 2011. The Zermatt-Gornergrat-Fest 2011 was true to the motto: „Drum and Fife – tradition with a twist“. It was a day of of spectacular concerts, swiss traditional uniforms and Swiss drum style music.
Enjoy the images of this remarqueble day.
© Swiss-Image, Fotograf Andy Mettler.