Stephen Martin has been active as an arranger, composer, and music director in the Los Angeles area for more than 15 years. He has arranged, composed, and conducted music for orchestra, film, and various chamber ensembles. His works for orchestra include Hope (composed for the Global Freedom movement) and Further Up Further In (performed by LA Collaboration).
He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Education and Theory at Azusa Pacific University. He also holds a Master of Music in Trumpet Performance from the University of Southern California. While at USC, he studied orchestration with Donald Crockett, composer-in-residence.
He currently teaches orchestration, music technology, and worship leadership and is serving as interim director of church music and worship for the School of Music. Martin is a commissioned pastor for Friends Southwest, and has served as music director and staff arranger at Friends Church in Yorba Linda since 1997.
B.A. - Music Performance, Theory, and Education, Azusa Pacific University
M.M. - Trumpet Performance, University of Southern California
- Online Education
- Worship Leadership and Administration
Courses TaughtMUS 296
– Introduction to Music TechnologyMUS 375
– Worship Arts Development and AdministrationMUS 423
– Orchestration I
Warren Music Center, Azusa Campus (East), East Campus