Heartland Marimba

Celebrating classical marimba year-round with community, artists, and students through an all-encompassing mission!

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Annual fundraiser for educational activities

$10,000 Goal!   October–December 2017

Help HEARTLAND MARIMBA raise funds to support its educational efforts! Receive a gift (see below) when you donate at a certain level!

The Iowa Arts Council has awarded HM a grant to begin the projects below, but in order to successfully complete them matching funds have to be raised.

  • Commission, premiere, record, and publish 6 new marimba quartets for high school level. (Recordings will be released to schools for free.)
  • Commission, premiere, record, and publish concertos for marimba quartet with high school band and college orchestra.
  • Do several free performances/presentations at schools in smaller, under-served communities.
  • Build and launch our SoundWAYS (Workshop for Aspiring Young Soundmakers) program in multiple communities. The first workshop is planned for June 2018 in Cedar Rapids, IA.
  • Develop our after school elementary music program for smaller, under-served communities.

HM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donation is tax deductible!


  • Donations of $100+ - A download card of the Heartland Marimba Dances CD.
  • $250+ - A copy of the Heartland Marimba Dances CD signed by HMQ.
  • $500+ - A framed score page signed by HMQ (score of choice).
  • $1000+ - Dedication of a new marimba quartet. [All programs, printed music, and program notes will mention donor's name.]