Dr. Roger Martin

A member of the music faculty at Tennessee Technological University since 1989, Roger Martin holds degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University (BM; Flute Performance) and Florida State University (MM; Woodwinds Performance, DM; Flute Performance).  Martin has concertized extensively, presenting solo recitals in Canada, the Peoples Republic of China, Hong Kong, and throughout the United States.  He has been principal flutist with Cookeville, Tennessee’s Bryan Symphony Orchestra (1989-present), the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony (1985-1989), and the Festival Chamber Orchestra of the Breckenridge Music Festival in Colorado (1987-2001).  He has also been a featured solo artist with all three of these organizations.  In Nashville, Martin has appeared as principal flutist with the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, the Nashville Opera and does occasional recording session work.  Activities with the Cumberland Quintet (in residence at Tennessee Tech University) include numerous yearly concerts, and two compact discs (“Shadows and Dreams” on the Centaur label, “Into the Blue” on the Albany label), as well as performances at national conventions.  As a clinician and adjudicator, Martin has been active for the past twenty five years throughout the United States.  Previous faculty positions include Minnesota’s Moorhead State University (1984-1989) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (1983-1984).