The Adams Percussion Academy marimbas are designed to bring a new level of accessibility and quality to the playing experience of young percussionists. These Adams Percussion marimbas feature a patent-pending Integrated Resonator Rail System that provides not only a quality bar suspension and box resonator format, but also the rigid Aluminum Beam structure that makes these instruments the most durable on the market.
Both the Adams Percussion AMPD-33R 3.3 Octave and Adams Percussion AMPD30 3.0 Octave marimbas features the same Padouk bars as used on the Best-Selling Soloist Series instruments, giving the player a true graduated bar instrument to learn and grow with. The Adams Percussion AMPD33R 3.3 octave Academy Marimba with Resonators is designed to be an affordable option that allows the intermediate student to work on many of the pieces written for a low A marimba, all while still having the full tone and projection of a full size marimba.
Every tone bar is hand-adjusted through the sixth overtone using the same bar tuning methods as the top of the line Adams Percussion Artist Series instruments. Only Adams is able to consistently produce in-tune instruments with a full and even tone for players at every level.
Academy series keyboards can be used either on a table -top, or with the double leg X-style stand included with each instrument. The stand fits securely into one of three incremental slots to ensure stability while allowing the instrument to fit any size player. It’s simple yet ergonomic lightweight design lends itself for easy storage and set-up.
A carry handle is provided to make transport easy, and a soft case will be available separately for those who need to protect their instruments from the elements. In addition, a drop cover and one pair of mallets are provided so students can begin playing as soon as the instrument is set-up.
Please note: this Adams Percussion AMPD30 Academy Padouk 3.0 Octave Marimba is oversized and does not qualify for free shipping. For shipping options please contact us prior to ordering.