Chad Heiny

Chad Heiny, born April 26, 1980 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is a multifaceted freelance musician and educator residing in the Greater Pittsburgh Area (PA). A versatile and regularly commissioned composer, Chad has created music for ensembles and performers across the globe. His works, including a World Premiere at the 2018 Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), are published by both Tapspace Publications and C. Alan Publications.

An acclaimed percussion and wind arranger for high school marching bands across the country, Chad’s work throughout the fall has won the hearts and minds of students, staffs, fans, and adjudicators. Accolades here include a 1st Place finish in Class AA (and the award for High Music) with the Norwin High School Marching Band at the 2021 Bands of America Grand National Championships and a 3rd Place finish overall (and the award for High Music) with the Hebron High School Marching Band at the 2019 Bands of America Grand National Championships. He is also a proud adjudicator for Winter Guard International.

Chad holds degrees from Louisiana State University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of both the Percussive Arts Society and ASCAP, and is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion, Majestic Percussion, and Remo Drumheads.

https://chadheiny.com




This piece uses three marimbas and a large collection of African instruments to suggest a dark and superstitious atmosphere.
Duration: 7:30 | Level: Advanced | Personnel: 8 players
$40.00
This piece uses three marimbas and a large collection of African instruments to suggest a dark and superstitious atmosphere.
Duration: 7:30 | Level: Advanced | Personnel: 8 players
$40.00
An emotional work for a large percussion ensemble featuring high pitched, brilliant percussion instruments.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 16 players
$40.00
An emotional work for a large percussion ensemble featuring high pitched, brilliant percussion instruments.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 16 players
$40.00
Unyielding and relentless, this epic percussion quartet by Chad Heiny never wavers in intensity.
Duration: 9:20 | Level: Advanced | Personnel: 4 players
$44.00
Unyielding and relentless, this epic percussion quartet by Chad Heiny never wavers in intensity.
Duration: 9:20 | Level: Advanced | Personnel: 4 players
$44.00
A collection of compelling two-mallet solos that can be performed on any standard mallet instrument (e.g., marimba, vibraphone, xylophone or even glockenspiel).
Duration: 1:00–2:30 each | Level: Easy to Medium
$18.00
A collection of compelling two-mallet solos that can be performed on any standard mallet instrument (e.g., marimba, vibraphone, xylophone or even glockenspiel).
Duration: 1:00–2:30 each | Level: Easy to Medium
$18.00
An intermediate-level follow-up compilation to its predecessor of 8 two-mallet solos with optional, orchestrally inspired audio accompaniment tracks.
Duration: 1:00 to 2:05 each | Level: Medium
$22.00
An intermediate-level follow-up compilation to its predecessor of 8 two-mallet solos with optional, orchestrally inspired audio accompaniment tracks.
Duration: 1:00 to 2:05 each | Level: Medium
$22.00
A feature for intermediate marimba soloist backed by a percussion quartet.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 5 players
$35.00
A feature for intermediate marimba soloist backed by a percussion quartet.
Duration: 5:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 5 players
$35.00
A complex, colorful work for 11 percussionists and piano, Crossing the Threshold is a rich, musical adventure symbolizing “The Hero’s Journey.”
Duration: 5:15 | Level: Med-Advanced | Personnel: 12 players
$45.00
A complex, colorful work for 11 percussionists and piano, Crossing the Threshold is a rich, musical adventure symbolizing “The Hero’s Journey.”
Duration: 5:15 | Level: Med-Advanced | Personnel: 12 players
$45.00
A progressive set of 12 etudes for snare and bass drum, performable as solos or duets. Alternative metronome patterns provide an optional, unique challenge to develop internal pulse.
Duration: varies | Level: Easy to Advanced | Personnel: 1 or 2 players
$19.00
A progressive set of 12 etudes for snare and bass drum, performable as solos or duets. Alternative metronome patterns provide an optional, unique challenge to develop internal pulse.
Duration: varies | Level: Easy to Advanced | Personnel: 1 or 2 players
$19.00
This suite for two developing marimbists includes an optional atmospheric audio accompaniment making it perfect for a first recital duet.
Duration: 1:30-2:00 (7:30 total) | Level: Easy | Personnel: 2 players
$24.00
This suite for two developing marimbists includes an optional atmospheric audio accompaniment making it perfect for a first recital duet.
Duration: 1:30-2:00 (7:30 total) | Level: Easy | Personnel: 2 players
$24.00
A percussion octet inspired by an infamous Greek mythical creature.
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 8 players
$39.00
A percussion octet inspired by an infamous Greek mythical creature.
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 8 players
$39.00
A 2-movement duet for marimba & vibraphone, this dynamic and virtuosic piece takes listeners on a captivating sonic journey inspired by new beginnings.
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 2 players
$28.00
A 2-movement duet for marimba & vibraphone, this dynamic and virtuosic piece takes listeners on a captivating sonic journey inspired by new beginnings.
Duration: 4:30 | Level: Medium | Personnel: 2 players
$28.00
This easy piece for a large ensemble uses three distinct sections to portray the attributes of a leopard; strength, speed and cunning.
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 10-12
$33.00
This easy piece for a large ensemble uses three distinct sections to portray the attributes of a leopard; strength, speed and cunning.
Duration: 4:00 | Level: Easy | Personnel: 10-12
$33.00
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