Marimba One represents the ideal marimba: a rich, warm tone, consistency throughout the keyboard, and incomparable craftsmanship. My Marimba One is stunning in both sight and sound, and allows me to express myself fully at the instrument

Dr. Karlyn Vina

Praised by the South Florida Classical Review for her "dazzling" and "incisive" performance, Dr. Karlyn Vina is a dynamic and creative percussionist based in Miami, FL. As a performer, Karlyn has a passion for solo, chamber, and orchestral music, with a particular interest in contemporary music. Karlyn has an active freelance career in South Florida, performing regularly with the Palm Beach Symphony and Florida Grand Opera.

Dr. Vina serves on the faculty of Florida International University, Miami Music Project, South Florida Youth Symphony, and works with students in several schools in Miami-Dade County. She also maintains a busy private studio in Miami, teaching concert percussion, keyboard percussion, timpani, and drum set.

In addition to her teaching, Karlyn serves on the Percussive Arts Society's Education Committee, and can be heard as a co-host on the @Percussion Podcast. Karlyn holds degrees in Percussion Performance and Music Education from University of Miami, Boston Conservatory, and University of Maryland. Karlyn is a proud Marimba One Educational Artist and endorser of Grover Pro Percussion.