Martin Bayer

Martin B.

Ridgewood, NY

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About

Martin delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 13+

Teaching since:
January 2015

Hi! My name is Martin! I teach a broad range of musical subjects, including theory, recording and using audio software, and saxophone. I love to give students the ability to tackle musical problems with ideas from a broad range of disciplines, which I find equally valuable in my own work. I am very easy going, flexible, and will be sure to modify my lessons to suit your short term and long term needs.

I have a Master's degree in Music Composition from Brooklyn College, and a Bachelor's degree in both Music and Interactive Multimedia from The College of New Jersey, and have maintained a strong interest and knowledge of both music and the technological developments that allow for innovative compositions and performances.
I am very much looking forward to getting to know you, and helping you achieve your goals!

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Experience

Audio Recordist
Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
Atlantic Music Festival

Set up equipment, recorded, edited, and mixed recordings of performances of both premieres and old works.

Stagehand
Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

Set up audio equipment for live and fixed media works and facilitated tech changes during performances.

Intern
Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
Drexel University Music Entertainment Technology Lab

Assisted doctoral candidates with research in subjects at the intersection of engineering and music. Helped prepare for, run, and teach at a summer camp for high schoolers that delved into engineering concepts behind various areas of music production.

Transcriptionist
May 2011 - Sep 2011
Immersion Music

Transcribed piano improvisations of Marvin Minsky to sheet music.

Education

M.Mus. in Composition
Sep 2013 - May 2015
Brooklyn College
B.A. in Interactive Multimedia
Sep 2009 - May 2013
The College of New Jersey
B.A. in Music
Sep 2009 - May 2013
The College of New Jersey

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Max Mathews Scholarship Award for Achievement in Sonic Arts
May 2015
Brooklyn College Department of Music

Affiliations

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jul 2015

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

Photos & Videos

Performance of Terry Riley's In C by The Brooklyn College Electroacoustic Ensemble
Photo by Martin B.

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1 Review

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Richard C. Oct 21, 2015
Saxophone · In home

Martin was very helpful even before I first met him. I spoke with him a number of times and he advised me on which saxophone to get. I am very pleased with the saxophone he suggested.
Overall Martin is friendly and easy to work with. He comes to my house which is very good for me and he is punctual. He listens to what direction I want to go and never pushes to do what I am not interested in. The lessons are at my pace and I never feel any pressure. I am learning quickly and am enjoying the lessons.

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