Delmar orchestra premiers “Orchestral Sketch” and “Phantasmagoria”

Martin, a native of Saratoga, began his musical studies with his performance work on double bass at Schenectady County Community College’s School of Music while in his senior year of high school in Ballston Spa. His interests in composing and conducting were sparked while studying music theory and conducting with composer and conductor Brett L. Wery.

As he continued his studies at The College of Saint Rose, Martin continued to explore his own voice as a composer while studying composition and orchestration with Dr. Bruce Craig Roter. He also nurtured his interest in conducting under the independent tutelage of Dr. David Bebe. He received his bachelor’s degree in music education, cum laude, from Saint Rose in December 2011. 

Martin maintains an active teaching schedule with private strings lessons and as a substitute conductor for various middle and high school bands and orchestras around New York’s Capital Region. He is currently the head of the bowed strings department at the Performance School of the Arts in Clifton Park.

He continues his own studies of the strings with Christopher Neubert, a teacher he says is a great mentor and source of his extensive knowledge of string pedagogy. An active performer, Martin freelances with regional musical groups and holds the principal double bass chair in the University at Albany’s Symphony Orchestra.

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