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Kassia Martin is a classical flute and piccolo performer in southeast Michigan. She holds positions in the Southwest Michigan Orchestra, Midland Symphony Orchestra, Dearborn Symphony Orchestra and Warren Symphony Orchestra and has performed with groups throughout the area, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Toledo Symphony Orchestra, International Symphony Orchestra, and Southern Great Lakes Symphony. She also performs regularly as a soloist, and with her husband, clarinetist Sam Martin, as the Martin Wind Duo, and is a founding member of Storm Hill.
Mrs. Martin is available for lessons in Lincoln Park, Ann Arbor, and Clawson and is the flute instructor at Madonna University in Livonia, MI. She has been teaching privately for over 30 years and also has experience coaching sectionals and presenting masterclasses. She organizes and conducts two flute choirs in Clawson, one of which performs regularly throughout the community.
Previously, she has been a member of the Monterrey Symphony Orchestra in Monterrey, Mexico, the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra in Colorado, the Greenville Symphony Orchestra in South Carolina, and the Augusta Symphony Orchestra in Georgia. She holds a Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University in Detroit where she was a student of Ervin Monroe, and she has also studied with Jeffery Zook, Clement Barone, and Charles Delaney and has attended the summer music schools of Trevor Wye and William Bennett.