Prof. Erin Martin
Erin Martin, a native of the Kutztown area, is a graduate of Temple University with a degree in Vocal Performance, and a graduate of Westminster Choir College with a master’s degree in Vocal Pedagogy. Mrs. Martin currently serves as an adjunct Professor of Voice at Kutztown University and DeSales University. She also maintains an active home studio, where she instructs a number of middle and high school students. Mrs. Martin was the choir director at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fleetwood, PA for 13 years.
Mrs. Martin has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Financial Field, NCAA tournaments, Temple University’s Liacouras Center, and the Kimmel Center. She has sung in ensembles that toured Puerto Rico and Taiwan, as well as venues in Boston and Philadelphia. Mrs. Martin has performed in a number of music theater productions, opera scenes, recital, and galas. Some roles include Mother Superior in The Sound of Music, the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Philia in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, and Katie in Plain and Fancy.
Besides being a performer, Mrs. Martin is a clinician and adjudicator, and conductor. She directed the District 10 Elementary School Songfest, leads masterclasses to assist young vocalists in building performance skills, and adjudicates for Music in the Parks. Mrs. Martin has extensively studied the art of kinesthetic movement and its effect on vocal efficiency and applies these practices to her teaching.