Ruven Ruppik, born 1986, won the Federal Competition “Jugend musiziert” in the category “Classic Percussion Solo”. This is followed by solo tours in Germany, Switzerland, Japan, France and many more. He studied classical percussion and world percussion at the World Music Department of Codarts in Rotterdam. In addition, he completed a Master’s Degree in North Indian Classical Music (Tabla) with Cum Laude. He had the honor to work with Karlheinz Stockhausen, Kurt Masur, Peter Eötvös and many other great musicians, composers and conductors of the classical music scene.