About Carmen Martinez
2000 – present
Give individual violin lessons to 45-50 students per week. Set clear goals and expectations for students. Prepare students for competitions, recitals and auditions. Communicate with parents/students on a daily basis.
Violin performance:Since 1992
Member of various Symphonic Orchestras in Spain and USA. Attended numerous Summer Festivals and performed with internationally recognized musicians in Europe and USA. Participated in many live and studio recordings (Radio, TV, CDs and DVDs). Performed with classical music, jazz and hip-hop artists including , Gunter Schuller, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Tom Scott, Dave Grusin, David Liebman, Doc Severinsen, Bobby McFerrin, Kanye West, Quincy Jones etc.
Graduate Certificate in Business Fundamentals- August 2008-May 2009. University of Baltimore.
Graduate Performance Diploma (GPD) in Violin, Sept 2002-May 2004. Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore).
Double Bachelor’s Degree in Violin and Chamber Music , Sept 1998-June 2001. Eduardo Martinez! Torner Conservatory of Music (Oviedo, Spain).
Diploma in Violin 1988-1997. Julian Orbon Conservatory of Music (Aviles, Spain).
Full Scholarship to attend the Mancini Institute Festival in L.A. in 2005.
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University Grant, 2005.
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University Scholarship, 2003-2004.
Scholarship by JONDE (Young Orchestra of Spain) and the Ministry of Culture of Spain in 2002-2003.
Distinction: Magna cum Laude in the last course of Chamber Music in 2000, Spain.
Fluent in English and Spanish.