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Arkeima Percussion Quartet is formed by Andrea Domínguez, Manuel Estop, Israel Jiménez and Verónica Cagigao. The inspiration and motivation of the collective was to bring musical works focusing on the array of percussion instruments to a wider audience. Seen as a natural progression from their undergraduate program of study, the aspiration is for the Quartet to develop into a professional group.
The ensemble shares a history having worked together in the Percussion Group of the Conservatory of Music of Santa Cruz de Tenerife with Juan Francisco Diaz. This association found them accompanying the British duo Maraca2 at the IV Festival of Contemporary Music of Tenerife FMUC (2013), and the Spanish premier of Espiritu Libre. They have also performed with world-renowned percussionist Igor Lesnik at the International Percussion Ensemble Week (IPEW) in Croatia.

The Quartet has met with much success as a group, winning second prize in the Percussion Quartet competition at the First Taiwan International Percussion Convention Competition in May 2017. This led to the Quartet being invited to perform at the prestigious National Concert Hall of Taiwan in the TIPCC Winners Concert.

In November of the same year, the group also participated as finalists in the IV International Chamber Music Competition "Percute", held in Catarroja (Valencia,Spain), winning First Prize in their category.

They were then invited to perform as a guest ensemble at the XVI International Percussion Festival "Percufest", held in Valencia (Spain) in July 2017.

In June 2019, they participated in the Contemporary Music Festival “Cristóbal Halffter”, in Ponferrada, (Spain)

The Arkeima Percussion Quartet is a versatile ensemble performing a wide repertoire in a range of styles. Current and future engagements include collaborations and concerts in Spain in service to the development and promotion of the ensemble. They are Innovative Percussion Inc. Artists and Southern Percussion Classical Partners since 2019.