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

Modern Marimba is a performing arts organization based in Sarasota, Florida. We are a collective of marginalized people who create and perform music on mallet keyboard instruments like the marimba, vibraphone, ranat, gyil, and marimba de chonta.

About Us

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


Our 2023-2024 season of live music performances!

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.