SCM NEWS

*UPDATED* Special Offer from Marimba One

We are excited to share some good news from our friends at Marimba One! For the 2019 International Artist Competition, Marimba One is offering $650 off One Vibe with Motor and a free acoustical upgrade with any Wave, Izzy, or 3100 purchase. These instruments will be available for pick up at Chapman University after the conclusion … Continue reading *UPDATED* Special Offer from Marimba One

Join Us At The 2019 International Artist Competition!

Only less than a month until the 2019 International Artist Competition weekend! We are so excited to finish up the last steps of creating a great weekend of percussion music this coming May 31 to June 2 at Chapman University! 34 up-and-coming percussionists from all over the world will reveal their talents under three categories: … Continue reading Join Us At The 2019 International Artist Competition!

SCM Presents: the 2019 International Artist Competition

*The deadline for applications and audio submissions has been extended to January 20, 2019.We are thrilled to announce that SCM will hold its first international marimba competition on May 31-June 2, 2019 at Chapman University's Salmon Recital Hall (One University Dr., Orange, CA 92866).The 2019 International Artist Competition aims to bring people together and provide an educational experience within a … Continue reading SCM Presents: the 2019 International Artist Competition

SCM 7th Series: Heartland Marimba Quartet

SCM is proud to present its 7th concert series: Heartland Marimba Quartet on February 24th at Harbor Christian Church! Heartland Marimba Quartet is a dynamic ensemble within the Heartland Marima organization, made up of four marimba specialists of excitingly different backgrounds and styles of performance. Featuring Matthew Coley, Michael J. Jones, Joe Millea, and Abby Fisher, the quartet possesses some of the most creative forces … Continue reading SCM 7th Series: Heartland Marimba Quartet

SCM is now a 501(c)(3) organization!

We hope that this is a special time for everyone to celebrate our joys in life and the hardships we have endured together with our family and friends this year. Looking back, we are so grateful to have successfully completed our 6th concert series with Naoko Takada last April and for all of you who … Continue reading SCM is now a 501(c)(3) organization!

A Look at Naoko Takada in Recital

All of us here at Southern California Marimba would like to give our heartfelt thanks to you for making our 6th series another success! Thanks to your continued support and enthusiasm, we were able to host internationally renowned artist Naoko Takada and have our first masterclass through SCM. Several students were able to work with … Continue reading A Look at Naoko Takada in Recital

SCM 6th series: Naoko Takada in Recital

SCM is excited to present its 6th series, Naoko Takada in Recital, on April 22 at Chapman University! Headlining this season is world-renowned marimba artist Naoko Takada. "If you have any doubt that a solo mallet instrument can sustain your attention throughout an entire concert, Takada might make you change your mind," says Washington Post. Takada promises … Continue reading SCM 6th series: Naoko Takada in Recital

Help us become a nonprofit!

We are currently raising funds to receive 501(c)(3) status for Southern California Marimba! Your support in helping us achieve non-profit status will make this organization eligible for grants, tax-free donations, and other benefits that will help us move forward with our future activities. Here is a breakdown of the costs: Please go to this link for … Continue reading Help us become a nonprofit!