Joseph Martin, a native of North Carolina, earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Subsequently he earned a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance at the University of Texas, Austin. Joseph taught for five years in the Piano Pedagogy Department of the University of Texas. His piano teachers include Jimmy Woodle, David Gibson, Amanda Vick Lethco, Martha Hilley and Danielle Martin. While at Furman University, he was accompanist for choral director and composer Milburn Price and, inspired by his teaching, Martin began to compose. He is a member of the staff of Shawnee Press, Inc. as Director of Sacred Publications, with responsibilities for overseeing the editorial and creative direction of the company and also coordinating the recording and production aspects of future sacred publishing efforts. Joseph Martin's website can be found at www.martin88.com.
2015 Breakout Sessions
Cantata Reading Session
This session will feature new works from Pepper Choplin, Heather Sorenson & Joseph Martin.
Children's Anthems Reading Session
New music anthems for Children's choir featuring music from Worship Songs Jr. and Chorister's Guild.
Christmas Cantata Session
Let There Be Christmas
Do you want more information on arranging or writing for choral music? This is the workshop for you. Come with questions and Joe will give you answers.
New Piano Releases
Joe will play through the songs from new piano books just released!
Bring a piece and play for Joseph Martin and receive encouraging feedback on your playing style.
SAB/2PT Reading Session
Music for small choirs and/or youth choirs, easy to sing.