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Oct. 16: Heartland Marimba Quartet

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 10-3-2017

MANKATO, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato's Department of Music will host a performance of the Heartland Marimba Quartet on Monday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for the Performing Arts.

The four performers of the Heartland Marimba Quartet come from four states: Iowa, Illinois, Texas and Arizona. The Heartland Marimba Quartet is a subsidiary of the Heartland Marimba Festival organization, based at the Heartland Marimba Quartet Academy at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.

All of the members are accomplished and award-winning solo players in the percussion field. Matthew Coley, Heartland Marimba Quartet director, has formed this group in order to provide a strong presence and public image year-round for the Heartland Marimba Festival, and to continue to forge a path of gainful opportunities for professional marimba players. The ensemble’s appearance in Mankato is part of an Upper Midwest tour throughout Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Concert admission is $12; $11 for students with a valid MavCard. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to For more information, call the Performance Series office, (507) 389-5549.

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