Composer and conductor Martin A. Sedek (b. 1985) was born in Germany and raised in Poland and the United States. He is an award-winning voice in the world of choral and orchestral music, educated at Berklee College of Music in Boston (B.M, Composition) where he founded and conducted the 80-voice Berklee Concert Choir and Montclair State University (M.M.) where he studied composition and choral conducting. Martin has studied composition with Robert Livingston Aldridge, Matthew Harris and Tarik O’Regan with additional studies with Steven Stucky, Chen Yi, and Steven Sametz; conducting with David Callahan and Julius Williams, with additional studies with William Weinert, Craig Hella Johnson, and Heather J. Buchanan. Martin is Composer-in-Residence at Harmonium Choral Society & the Baldwin Festival Chorus of NYC and is currently the Music Director and Conductor of the Choral Art Society of NJ in Westfield. In addition, he is the associate director for The Masterwork Chorus where he leads Camerata, Masterwork's chamber ensemble. As a member of the choral and theory faculties at Montclair State University’s Cali School of Music, Martin served as Assistant Conductor for the MSU chorale and Visiting Professor of Music Theory from 2011-2015. Composition awards include Yale Glee Club Emerging Composer Competition, NoteNova Publishing Choral Composition Contest, Boston’s Kalistos Ensemble, Ithaca College School of Music Choral Composition Contest, and Society of Composers International. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in composition at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, where he studies with Tarik O’Regan.
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