Music Maker Workshops Ahwatukee's Premier Lesson Studio
Martha Edwards has extensive experience teaching both piano and french horn. She has taught piano students to all ages from Kindergarten to retirees. Before coming to Arizona, she served as interim horn professor at the University of South Carolina School of Music at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.
While teaching in the the Carolinas she built a successful studio that saw many students make the South Carolina All-State Band and Orchestra, including four first-chair placements. A number of these students went to receive scholarships to attend music schools, including the University of South Carolina, Furman, St. Olaf College and Princeton University.
As a performer, Martha Edwards has performed with such respected professional orchestras as the Cincinnati Pops, Charlotte Symphony, Baltimore Opera Orchestra and Mexico City Philharmonic. She was quite active performing with the Charlotte Symphony, having given over 300 performances with that ensemble. She has performed many times with the South Carolina Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestra Augusta.
Ms. Edwards holds three degrees in music: a Bachelors form the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master's form the Cincinnati College-Conservatory and a Graduate Performance Certificate from the prestigious Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. She studied horn with Douglas Hill, Michael Hatfield, Nancy Becknell and Peter Landgren.