Resources for Music Educators

There are many ways to participate.

Contact us to schedule a clinic virtually or safely in-person in Sarasota and Manatee County schools.

  • We have outstanding clinicians ready to teach in schools and virtually through Zoom.
  • Virtual students also benefit from live feedback from instructors.

Schedule a private consultation.

  • Band Directors may benefit from refreshing skills specific to teaching mallet keyboard instruments.

Modern Marimba is committed to developing strong relationships with our local schools in-person and through virtual learning. Students and teachers in Southwest Florida have access to music resources to learn listening skills, teamwork, empathy, and self-reliance.

We are learning how to reclaim our humanity through music.

MODMA seeks a humble approach in learning and educating through the decolonization of music. We value knowledge and lived experiences that challenge the historical dominance of white Western European and American music, narratives, and practices. There is no endpoint of being “decolonized,” only constant learning, reflecting, and growing.

Modern Marimba is inspired by groups such as Decolonizing the Music Room, a nonprofit organization using research, training, and discourse to help music educators develop critical practices and center the voices of people who identify as BIPOC, Queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning, intersex, asexual, and many identities), Disabled, and Womxn.


We’re here to help. Send us an email at modernmarimba@gmail.com.

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