sheet music from Modern Marimba's commissions from Patricia Islas with a marimba in the background.

Modern Marimba is a nonprofit arts hub based in Sarasota, Florida that celebrates equity in music of the marimba, xylophone, vibraphone, ranat, gyil, marimba de chonta, electronic marimba, and similar mallet keyboard instruments.

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About Us

Modern Marimba seeks to promote equity through musical experiences in our community.


Our 2022-2023 season of live music performances!


Resources for students, educators, and those who want to donate to our Educational Program.

Modern Marimba, a 501c3 nonprofit organization (EIN: 84-2738377), meets all requirements specified by the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE (1-800-435-7352). REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Please refer to registration #CH60203. A professional solicitor has not been retained, and Modern Marimba receives 100% of your contribution.