Heartland Marimba

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

HMEnsemble Fall Concert
Oct
22
7:30 PM19:30

HMEnsemble Fall Concert

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HMQuartet Principal Vibration Tour
Nov
2
to Nov 16

HMQuartet Principal Vibration Tour

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HMQ performs in these cities during November of 2018:

Middleton, WI
Mankato, MN
La Crosse, WI
Woodbury, MN
Chicago-land
Indianapolis, IN

They will feature the following repertoire on this tour:

New York Triptych - Gordon Stout
Movements ii and iii from Fôr Marimbas (written for HMQ) - Alex Orfaly
Marimba Quartet - Michael Burritt
Fantasy - Kevin Romanski
The Principle of Vibration (world premiere) - Brett Dietz
Fluidity (written for HM) - Steven Simpson
Grand Tarantella - L.M. Gottschalk/arr. by M. Coley
Rivers of Rage (written for HMQ) - Matthew Coley

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HMFestival Concert 3
Jul
14
5:00 PM17:00

HMFestival Concert 3

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Heartland Marimba is going to Virginia!

Don't miss one of the HMFestival Concerts in SW Virginia.

This event will feature performances by soloist Nathan Daughtrey, the HMQuartet, the HMOrchestra, Escape X Duo, student ensembles of the HMFestival, and Percussion Alchemy Duo (Tom Marceau and Rob Sanderl)!

Open to the public. Donations appreciated.

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HMFestival Concert 2
Jul
13
7:30 PM19:30

HMFestival Concert 2

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Heartland Marimba is going to Virginia!

Don't miss one of the HMFestival Concerts in SW Virginia.

At this event the students of the HMFestival perform solos as part of the Summer Arts Festival in front of Lyric Theatre.

Open to the public. Donations appreciated.

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HMFestival Concert 1
Jul
12
3:00 PM15:00

HMFestival Concert 1

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Heartland Marimba is going to Virginia!

Don't miss one of the HMFestival Concerts in SW Virginia.

At this event the HMQuartet performs a concert of chamber music and solo pieces in Tall Oaks Hall at Warm Hearth Village.

Open to the public. Donations appreciated.

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SoundWAYS with the HMEnsemble
Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

SoundWAYS with the HMEnsemble

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Join HME for SoundW.A.Y.S. (Workshop for Aspiring Young Soundmakers)!

A perfect summer experience for CHILDREN (ages 4-13)!

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Learn music and expression through percussion and movement in group sessions. Perform everyday with HME artists!

SHOWCASE CONCERT featuring all students and the HME: Thursday, June 21, TBA – EIAA Music and Arts Studios - Iowa Make Music Day

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HMEnsemble Summer Tour
Jun
5
to Jul 1

HMEnsemble Summer Tour

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The HEARTLAND MARIMBA ENSEMBLE hits the road for a month in 2018 for its 4th annual summer tour. Don't miss this fun group of performers made up of HMQ members, heartland artists, and apprentice artists!

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See them perform in these cities:

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  • Mason City, IA
  • Waterloo, IA
  • Cedar Falls, IA
  • Ames, IA
  • Spring Green, WI
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Independence, IA
  • Madison, WI
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HMQuartet Spring Tour
Apr
29
to May 11

HMQuartet Spring Tour

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HMQ is back in Iowa for premiere performances of a concerto for marimba quartet and wind ensemble by Paul Alan Price-Brenner.

ANKENY, WATERLOO WEST, & DAVENPORT CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL BANDS will perform with HMQ.

The concerto project is supported in part by the Iowa Arts Council.

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HMQuartet Winter Tour Concert
Feb
26
12:00 PM12:00

HMQuartet Winter Tour Concert

HMQ performs a concert at San Diego State University with the Percussion Ensemble, Greg Cohen, director.

This concert will feature Gordon Stout's marimba orchestra piece, "Dream-Awakening and Dance" and Gottschalk's "Grand Tarantella" with students of SDSU and other community percussionists.

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