TANASIT SIRIPANICHWATTANA, inspired to be a world-class Percussionist, Tanasit is unanimously
recognized as the youngest talent among the leading Asian Multi-percussion soloist in this era. As
Tanasit immersed himself in music since young, his musicianship has fully developed. His endless
deep dive into music has allowed him to successfully perform various roles in the music realm: a
music artist, instructor, guest judge, and composer. In high demand as a clinician, performer, and
adjudicator, he has appeared throughout Thailand, the United States, Singapore, Japan, Korea, Austria,
Belgium, China, Portugal, Netherland and etc., and has been an active member of various Music
Ensembles, Bands, and Orchestras.
Mr. Tanasit Siripanichwattana started to study percussion at Assumption College, Bangkok Thailand with Aj.Wichai Yongwanichjit. Then he studied Bachelor’s Degree with Aj. Kae Hashimoto, Aj.Shane Taylor Constant and associate Aj.Wannapha Yannavut at College of Music Mahidol University, majoring in music performance. In2006, Tanasit was selected in the front of Ensemble position of Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps (USA) Pit/Front Line and studied with Prof. Brian S Mason and Mike Jackson. Then in 2007-2008, he got an Asian Uninet scholarship from Universitat fur Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien at Vienna (MDW), Austria to study percussion with Prof. Walter Veigl and Prof. Anton Mittermayr (Timpanist of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra). He was invited to play with MDW Orchestra, MDW Percussion Ensemble, and Contemporary Music Ensemble. He graduated Master’s Degree in Music (MARIMBA SPECIALISATION) and a postgraduate program from The Royal Conservatory of Dance, Music, and Theater in Antwerp, Belgium. Where he studied with Marimba Virtuoso Ludwig Albert, Nick Woud (Timpanistof The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), and Nando Russo.
In 2012-2016, he was 1st prize winner in the Solo percussion category and 1st prize winner by100 percent with a special prize (Paolo Serrao Prize) in Chamber music at European Music Competition 2012, Italy. In 2013, his group “Zenith Percussion Ensemble” also won Gold Medal in Percussion Ensemble World division at World Music Contest 2013, Kerkrade, The Netherlands. And in 2016, he was 1st prize winner at International Hong Kong Percussion Competition and Festival2016. His group “Crystallize Percussion Ensemble” won 1st
the prize at Marching in Okayama, Japan 2018 and his student’s group “Per LeSourire” also got 1st prize in the biggest chamber music competition “PGV International Ensemble Competition 2019”.
Currently, TanasitSiripanichwattana is teaching at Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music, Principal Percussionist/Co-Principal Timpanist of Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Co-Principal Timpani/Percussioistof BangkokSymphony Orchestra, Member of Million Wind Philharmonic, Percussion Instructor at Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music Youth Orchestra (PYO), head of Multus Percussion Duo, Zenith Percussion Ensemble, head of Time-Soul Percussion group, Crytallize Percussion Ensemble and International artist of Adams Musical Instruments, Percussion House, Avedis Zildjian Cymbals, Evans Drumheads, and InnovativePercussion