Heartland Marimba

Celebrating classical marimba year-round with communities, artists, and students!

Ensemble

concert tours throughout the heartland states!

IL • IN • IA • KS • MI • MN

MO • OH • NE • ND • SD • WI

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 HME 2019 members:

Matthew Coley (solo Artist & director)

Nick Behrends (apprentice artist)

Hannah Gallamore (Apprentice Artist/Channel 2 duo)

Nathaniel Holman (apprentice ARTIST)

Conner Viets (Apprentice Artist/Channel 2 duo)

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The Heartland Marimba Ensemble is one of two touring groups of the Heartland Marimba organization. They perform concert tours throughout the heartland states in June/July and December. The players constitute a dynamic and rotating membership of accomplished artists and apprentices from the Midwest. The music spans many genres including classical arrangements, jazz, tango, ragtime, Americana, pops, holiday favorites, and circus. HME artists also serve as the teachers of the HM summer workshop for youth and community called SoundW.A.Y.S. Visit www.HeartlandMarimba.com/ensemble for more information.

See EVENTS page for performance schedule.

See people page for past HME players.

See YouTube page and below for videos of HME.


HMEnsemble performing at the HMF Academy 2014, Ames, Iowa.


HMEnsemble on tour at RiverLoop Amphitheatre, Waterloo, Iowa, 2015.


HMEnsemble performing on tour at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa in 2016.


HMEnsemble performing at the Brown Derby Ballroom in Waterloo, Iowa (2017).


HME at the First United Methodist Church in Ames, IA (2018).


HME performing at the MacNider Arts Festival in Mason City, Iowa (2018).

HME performing at the MacNider Arts Festival in Mason City, Iowa (2018).

Wall artwork created by Alyssa Resh at the Performing Arts Center, Independence, IA (2018).

Wall artwork created by Alyssa Resh at the Performing Arts Center, Independence, IA (2018).