Andrew Martin, a choral conductor, clinician, and arranger based in Indianapolis, Indiana is in demand as a choral clinician and adjudicator and his arrangements are performed by high school and university choirs throughout the country. Martin currently serves as Web Producer for Classical Music Indy and as a graduate teaching assistant at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. At Ball State, Martin conducts the University Choral Union and is the assistant conductor of the Ball State University Singers. Martin is also an adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College and Minister of Music at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Carmel, Indiana.
From 2006-2016, Martin served as the Director of Choral Activities at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. At Lawrence North, he directed as many as six choirs, including two competitive show choirs and an advanced concert choir. His concert choirs consistently earned Gold ratings, with distinction, in ISSMA Organizational and State Qualification events and his show choirs received numerous awards in competition including Best Vocals, Best Choreography, Best Band, Best Male and Female Soloists, and Grand Champion. Martin also taught courses in music theory, musical theater, music technology, and group piano.
From 2003-2005, Martin was the assistant director for “The First Edition” from Lafayette Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Indiana, where he directed the show choir’s back-up band and arranged music for performances. Under his direction, Andrew’s bands earned numerous Best Band awards at competitions throughout the state.
Andrew is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Choral Conducting from Ball State University, studying with Andrew Crow and Kerry Glann. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Ball State and a master’s degree in Music Technology from Indiana University, Purdue University, Indianapolis.