Matt Martin

Professional Guitar Instructor and Musician

When asking this up and coming guitarist what has influenced him, you’ll find that Matt Martin has many influences in his eclectic music career – one that has spanned a decade. Over the years, Matt has shown that hard work and a passion for what you do is a deadly combination.

In high school Matt discovered the guitar, specifically metal guitar. During the next few years he played in the school bands and a metal band that performed popular cover songs and recorded an original album. Before graduating high school he was awarded the honor of top music student in the school – a far cry from failing in grade nine on trumpet.

Matt has studied with many notables including in-demand session guitarist Darrin Schott, classical guitar expert Wilma Van Berkel, flamenco guitarist Francisco Morales (in Spain), and electric guitar virtuoso Tom Hess. He is a graduate of Western University in London, Ontario and is an Ontario Certified Teacher. As a teacher, Matt teaches guitar, bass, ukulele, and is a professional rock band coach.

Outside of music, Matt studies the Spanish language, enjoys great hikes up mountains, and shooting archery.

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