ANNE MARTIN is a graduate of the Yale School of Music and the New
School of Music in Philadelphia. She conducted the Taos Community
Orchestra and the Santa Fe Youth String Orchestra in New Mexico for nine
years. She has performed as a violist with the Spoleto and Casals Festivals,
The Philly Pops, the Philadelphia Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, The Orquesta
Sinfonica de Guanajuato, the Santa Rosa Symphony, and the Puerto Rico
Symphony. She served for 10 years as assistant principal violist of the Santa
Fe Symphony and for three years as the principal violist of the Delaware
Symphony. She performed on chamber music recordings by the Taos
Chamber Music Group. Ms. Martin was a member of the faculty of Northwest
College in Wyoming, where she conducted the Northwest Chamber
Orchestra, the Northwest Civic Orchestra, and the Yellowstone Youth
Ensemble. She received a faculty grant at Northwest College to record a
jazz/classical album with her colleague, Jeff Troxel. She also taught at the
United World College in New Mexico and Kinhaven Music School in

Ms. Martin performs regularly the Con Brio String Quartet and the Modesto
Symphony Orchestra. She joined the faculty of Modesto Junior College in
August 2001. Professor Martin conducts the MJC Community Orchestra and
is the director of the Modesto Junior College String Program. Ms. Martin is a
frequent guest conductor for both Junior and Senior High Honor Orchestras in
Stanislaus County. Her daughter, Jessica Jones, was a member of the
Modesto Symphony Youth Orchestra bass section for seven years. Ms. Martin
is also a registered nurse. She volunteered on a medical trip to the Dominican
Republic last spring with the Yale Alumni Service Corps.