Degrees and Certifications:

BM Instrumental Music Education MM Double Bass Performance NC K-12 Instrumental Music Licensure

Mr. Matthew Martinez

Matthew Martinez is a double bassist and music educator from Clayton, NC. Mr. Martinez has been playing the double bass for 14 years and has played extensively in professional performing ensembles throughout North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Mr. Martinez performs regularly with the Johnson City Symphony (TN) and has played with the Asheville Symphony (NC). He has experience playing in a variety of musical ensembles including orchestras, historically informed performance groups (HIP), musicals, opera, jazz ensembles, wind ensembles, and bluegrass groups. Mr. Martinez also has experience tracking movie scores and contemporary music projects in the Robert F Gilley Recording Studio (Boone, NC).

Mr. Martinez has previously taught at Gamewell Middle School (Lenoir, NC) and Green Hope High School (Cary, NC).

Mr. Martinez holds a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education (2018) and Master of Music in Double Bass Performance (2020) from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.


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