Heartland Marimba

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

our people

Directors:

Executive/Artistic Director - Matthew Coley

Associate Directors -

Michael J. Jones

Joe Millea

Andrew Veit

Board of Directors:

President - G. Conn McKercher

Secretary - Bridget Olenik

Treasurer - Michael J. Jones

Sarah Haag

Carol James

Advisory Board:

Steven Simpson, composer

Michael Burritt, marimba soloist & professor, Eastman School of Music

Jacqueline Halbloom, Iowa Public Radio

Administrative Assistants/interns:

Gabriella Mayer (Current Administrative Assistant)

Katherine Franzen (AA, 2018)

Matt Silverberg (Intern, 2018)

Scott Eiklenborg (Intern, 2017)

Cameron Leach (Intern, HMF 2017)

Bridget Olenik (AA, 2014-2016)

Andrew Veit (AA, 2015-2016)

Conductor:

Gerard Morris (2015)

Merry Mallets – Community Ensemble:

2015

Tenea Fabray
Hannah Hibbs
Letitia Kenemer
David Martin
Dana Schumacher
Kitty Fisher
Ann Russell
Valerie Williams

HM Graphic Designers:

Michael Ptacin

Joe Millea

Robin Doty (2015-2017)

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HMQuartet:

Matthew Coley

Michael J. Jones

Joe Millea

Andrew Veit

Former members:

Abby Fisher (first call substitute 2017-2018)

HMensemble:

2019

Matthew Coley

Nick Behrends

Hannah Gallamore

Nathaniel Holman

Conner Viets

2018

Matthew Coley

Nick Anderson (Fall)

Ujjal Bhattacharyya (Summer)

Nick Behrends (Fall)

Jarob Bendele (Fall)

Patrick Cunningham (Fall)

Imana Dizdaric (Fall)

Beau Duncan (Fall)

Scott Eiklenborg (Fall)

Charles Lovell (Summer & Fall)

Gabriella Mayer (Fall)

Bridget Olenik (Summer)

Alyssa Resh (Summer)

Matt Silverberg (Intern) (Summer & Fall)

2017

Matthew Coley

Jaime Esposito

Bridget Olenik

Scott Eiklenborg (Intern)

2016

Matthew Coley

Christine Augspurger

Kyle Flens

Christopher Jones

Sean Kleve

Dan Krumm

Bridget Olenik

2015

Matthew Coley

Ujjal Bhattacharryya(apprentice member)

Matt Andreini (HMF Marimba Orchestra)

Virginia Armstrong (Touring Ensemble & HMF Marimba Orchestra)

Christine Augspurger (Touring Ensemble)

Dan Krumm (Touring Ensemble & HMF Marimba Orchestra)

Bridget Olenik (Touring Ensemble & Marimba Orchestra)

Gerard Morris (Euphonium)

Andrew Veit (Touring Ensemble)

Somali Wilson (apprentice member)

2014

Matthew Coley, marimba

Korey Barrett, piano

Adam Groh, marimba

Dan Krumm, marimba

Bridget Olenik, marimba

Brian McNulty, piano and marimba

Julie Sturm, cello