Heartland Marimba

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Daniel Krumm

HMP Compositions & Arrangements/Transcriptions

  • THE STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER MARCH, John Phillip Sousa – An arrangement for xylophone and four marimbas, or marimba orchestra with battery percussion.

  • Farandole from L’Arlsienne Suite No. 2, Georges Bizet – An arrangement for marimba quintet (optional xylophone), or marimba orchestra with battery percussion.

  • La Gazza Ladra, Gioachino Rossini – An arrangement for marimba quintet (optional xylophone), or marimba orchestra with battery percussion.

  • WAVES OF WOOD – A marimba quartet commissioned by the HMQuartet Education Project 2017-18.

Biography

Dan Krumm is a percussionist of wide-ranging experience.  Equally at home in the symphony orchestra, musical theatre ensemble, samba bateria, salsa band, folklorico, djembefola, chamber ensemble, solo stage or teaching studio, he brings a diverse array of skills and sensibilities to any situation.  Having received formal training in percussion during his Undergraduate studies at Iowa State University and a Masters of Music from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dan is now living and working in central Iowa.

Dan currently teaches privately from his home studio, presents masterclasses and clinics throughout the state of Iowa, and is percussion instructor at Des Moines Roosevelt High School.  Dan can be seen and heard in performance with ensembles throughout central Iowa, including the Central Iowa Symphony, the Des Moines Playhouse and the Iowa Percussion Group.  He can also be heard on Matthew Coley’s CD, “Souvenirs” and Neil Thornock’s CD “Between the Lines”.