oboe teachers

 
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glenda bates - oboe, ukulele, english horn, voice, piano, Little notes

Glenda is a multi-faceted musician and teacher whose specialties include chamber music, orchestral repertoire, jazz, historical performance, and contemporary classical. She plays modern and Baroque oboes, English horn, ukulele, and is a jazz vocalist. She is an active freelancer in Baroque, Classical, Contemporary, and Jazz ensembles, and frequently collaborates with contemporary composers to perform new works for oboe and English horn. She has performed with California Bach Society, New Opera New York, Festival Opera Oakland, Symphony Napa Valley, Eldad Tarmu, Ray Anderson, Jazz Mafia, Evanescence, and more. She also curates the cross-genre and multidisciplinary Crossing Over Series at Center for New Music, San Francisco. A well-rounded performer, Dr. Bates is also an enthusiastic and creative teacher.  Bates has been a Teaching Artist at Performing Arts Workshop for five years, designing and teaching preschool music curriculum in San Francisco. She is also a teacher with Music for Aardvarks, and is thrilled to begin teaching Baby Notes classes at Notes Academy. She also teaches oboe, piano, ukulele, and jazz voice lessons. She taught undergraduate oboists at the University of Maryland from 2008-2010, and has university classroom teaching experience in several areas of instruction including music appreciation, music after 1900, rock music, and jazz ensemble. Her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Oboe Performance is from Stony Brook University.and is thrilled to begin teaching Baby Notes classes at Notes Academy. She also teaches oboe, piano, ukulele, and jazz voice lessons. She taught undergraduate oboists at the University of Maryland from 2008-2010, and has university classroom teaching experience in several areas of instruction including music appreciation, music after 1900, rock music, and jazz ensemble. Her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Oboe Performance is from Stony Brook University.and is thrilled to begin teaching Baby Notes classes at Notes Academy. She also teaches oboe, piano, ukulele, and jazz voice lessons. She taught undergraduate oboists at the University of Maryland from 2008-2010, and has university classroom teaching experience in several areas of instruction including music appreciation, music after 1900, rock music, and jazz ensemble. Her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Oboe Performance is from Stony Brook University.

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scott martin - oboe, clarinet, saxophone, horns

Scott has performed all over the world with many artists but is best known for his successful tenure with the Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band for over fourteen years, winning a Grammy with the band for 'Best Latin Jazz Performance'. Scott played on over ten of the band's CDs, playing all sax parts and contributing compositions and arrangements for over 10 of the band's CDs.  They traveled all over the world and played such prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theatre, as well as jazz festivals and clubs all over the USA, Asia, South America and Europe.Besides playing Jazz Saxophone and Flute, Scott is a well rounded versatile performerwho has played with many artists and performers such as Celia Cruz, Tito Puente, Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars, Mongo Santamaria, Francisco Aguabella,  Ray Charles, Fred Wesley, Pee Wee Ellis, Maceo Parker, James Moody, Barry Manilow, Dr Dre, Arturo Sandoval, Eddie Harris, Chick Corea, Karrin Allyson, Diane Reeves, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Larry Coryell, Booker T, Joe Sample, Wilton Felder, Wayne Henderson, Joey Defrancesco, Eddie Floyd, Sam Moore, Billy Preston, Eddie Palmieri, Ry Cooder, Andy Montañez, Ben Harper, Michael Buble and many others. Scott Martin is also a member of the Martin Brother Horns with his 2 brothers Stan Martin and Andy Martin  and is also a longstanding member of Jazz on the Latin Side All Stars. Scott's compositions and playing have been featured on Television shows such as  "Sex and the City', "As The World Turns", "The Jimmy Kimmel Show", and many more. He has also been an active studio musician playing on Television, Commercials and Film Productions. He also runs his own music production company 'Scott Martin Music'. Scott Martin Latin Soul Band can be seen performing at concerts and jazz festivals all over with his band.  They have performed tours of Malaysia, Japan, Canada, played at the Hawaii International Jazz Festival,  Borneo International Jazz Festival, Temecula International Jazz Festival, Oxnard Jazz Festival, Brea Jazz Festival and concerts all over California. He has also performed with the King of Thailand at His Majesty's Summer Palace.