Heartland Marimba Quartet

"Marimba One instruments facilitate supremely balanced artistry for each individual performer. The Heartland Marimba Quartet strives to embody this versatility and dynamicity. The profound acoustics and picturesque beauty of the instruments easily come alive at the hands of passionate performers. Marimba One’s unmatched craftsmanship and musicality resides at the heart of the Heartland Marimba Quartet.”

The Heartland Marimba Quartet (of the Heartland Marimba Organization):

- Matthew Coley, HMQ artist & HM artistic director

- Abby Fisher, HMQ artist (first-call substitute) & HM creative co-director

- Michael J. Jones, HMQ artist & HM creative co-director

-Andrew Veit, HMQ artist & HM creative co-director

- Joe Millea, HMQ artist & HM creative co-director

The Heartland Marimba Quartet provides a dynamic public image for the Heartland Marimba Festival organization by focusing on high caliber performances of contemporary works by American composers. It is a year-round performing group made up of accomplished marimba specialists. Its regular engagements include a tour in the fall semester, a tour in the spring semester, and a residency during the HMF Academy. The ensemble, with the diverse and broad experience of its performers, serves as the primary artist teachers/mentors to the students of the annual Heartland Marimba Festival Academy.