Faculty Chair Profile

Rex Martin

NMS Tuba Faculty
Tuba Professor, Northwestern University


Recitals and master classes throughout North America, Europe, and the Far East.  Studio musician heard in 3,000 television and radio commercials.  Performer on more than 70 recordings with Chicago and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras. Performances with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Sinfonietta, Symphony II, Ravinia Festival Orchestra, Fulcrum Point, Tower Brass, and such performers as Tony Bennett, Dave Brubeck, Ray Charles, Luciano Pavarotti, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, and Sarah Vaughan.  Host of 1995 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference. Outstanding Alumni Award, Illinois State University.  Studied with Arnold Jacobs, Edward Kleinhammer, and Edward Livingston. Advisory Board member of New Music School of Chicago.