Heartland Marimba

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

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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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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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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HMQuartet Winter Tour
Feb
15
to Mar 5

HMQuartet Winter Tour

HMQ visits universities, high schools, and other venues in PHOENIX, AZ; SAN DIEGO/LA, CA; SEATTLE/TACOMA, WA for three weeks in February and March of 2018!

HMQ is the guest chamber ensemble for the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA!!

HMQ will premiere a concerto by Paul Alan Price-Brenner with the UPS Wind Ensemble, Gerard Morris, conductor at the SCI conference. A project supported in part by the Iowa Arts Council.

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HMQuartet February Retreat Concert
Feb
5
8:00 PM20:00

HMQuartet February Retreat Concert

Executive director and HMQ artist, Matthew Coley, will perform a solo concert in Knoxville, TN at the Emporium Center – Arts & Culture Alliance.

This concert will feature Preludes and Fugues, Nos. 1-3, 5, & 6 from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, Book ii on solo marimba.

$15 suggested donation at door.

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HMQuartet January Retreat
Jan
1
to Jan 6

HMQuartet January Retreat

HMQ spends a week in Iowa rehearsing new works, and recording Educational Project pieces (supported in part by the Iowa Arts Council) and repertoire from their standard program!

Thanks to Michael Prichard and Waterloo West High School, and Chad Jacobsen and Iowa State University Department of Music for hosting HMQ.

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HMQuartet Fall Tour
Oct
22
2:00 PM14:00

HMQuartet Fall Tour

HMQ performs at Studio Z in St. Paul, MN!

$15 admission at door or ONLINE HERE.

Music for this tour will be chosen from compositions by these composers: Amy Beach, Marilyn Bliss, Michael Burritt, Matthew Coley, Arthur Foote, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Billy Joel, Scott Joplin, Alex Orfaly, Jonathan Ovalle, Kevin Romanski, Steven Simpson, & Fatz Waller.

 

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HMQuartet Fall Tour
Oct
19
7:30 PM19:30

HMQuartet Fall Tour

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HMQ performs a concert at St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN!

Free

Music for this tour will be chosen from compositions by these composers: Amy Beach, Marilyn Bliss, Michael Burritt, Matthew Coley, Arthur Foote, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Billy Joel, Scott Joplin, Alex Orfaly, Jonathan Ovalle, Kevin Romanski, Steven Simpson, & Fatz Waller.

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HMQuartet Fall Tour
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

HMQuartet Fall Tour

HMQ performs at the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy's Music and Art Studios in Cedar Rapids, IA!

$15 suggested donation

Music for this tour will be chosen from compositions by these composers: Amy Beach, Marilyn Bliss, Michael Burritt, Matthew Coley, Arthur Foote, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Billy Joel, Scott Joplin, Alex Orfaly, Jonathan Ovalle, Kevin Romanski, Steven Simpson, & Fatz Waller.

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