Bergerault Percussions Contemporaines gained a world-wide reputation for impeccable sound-quality since its creation in 1932 by Albert Bergerault. Indeed, the company owned by the same family combines 84 years of handcraftsmanship with modern manufacturing methods to produce instruments of the highest quality and unparalleled sound. This quality requires the finest raw materials be used in the production and Bergerault Percussions Contemporaines only uses very high quality rosewood species. Through the years, Bergerault Percussions Contemporaines remained an independent family enterprise and continued this incredible tradition of on-going care, improvement and innovation. Mathieu and Alexandre Fergeau, Albert’s grandsons, are now President and Executive Director of Bergerault France and both let the company to the highest level of instrument quality while modernizing the manufacture and the techniques of instruments design. They actually bring a broad array of technical skills to their work and their knowledge and expertise in the manufacture of percussion instruments is unparalleled. Now, the company received the award status of “Enterprise du Patrimoine Vivant” or “Enterprise of living Heritage” by the French Government and is registered on the UNESCO list of world heritage. Come and find out more about the instruments of Bergerault – during the Days of Percussion Italy.