Heartland Marimba

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


Repertoire & Video

Part 1 – In March 2017 HMQ had their inaugural tour in Des Moines, Ottumwa, and Grinnell, Iowa and St. Paul and Rosemount, MN. Future tours in 2017-2018 are planned for IA, WI, MN, TX, and CA. Please enjoy highlights from each piece of their program.

Highlights from Spring Tour 2017 – Part 2

The Heartland Marimba Quartet performs Orfaly's iii. Rondo Perpetuus from Fôr Marimbas (written for HMF in 2016) in Texas, January, 2017.


Momentia/Minutia – Scott Blasco

Marimba Quartet – Michael Burritt

Rivers of Rage (A new premiere) – Matthew Coley

Published by HMPublications.

Célèbre Tarantelle – Louis Moreau Gottschalk/Arr. Matthew coley

Published by HMPublications.

Fôr Marimbas – Alex Orfaly

Performed by HMQuartet at Grinnell College in March 2017. Originally for 2 xylos, 4 marimbas, and vibraphone. By permission of composer, HMQ tours with this 4-player, all marimba version.

Written for HMF in 2016. Published by HMPublications (coming soon).

Tanc Szervusz – Alex Orfaly

HMQ version for 4 marimbas.

Original version for performances with university percussion ensembles. (HMQ [2 xylophones, vibraphone, bass marimba] + 3 marimbas [students/faculty].)

Fantasy – Kevin Romanski

Fluidity – Steven Simpson

Written for HMF in 2014.

New York Triptych – Gordon Stout

Agapé – Sabrina Pena Young

A New York Women Composers, Inc. (NYWC) artist.