2022
STRING
CONCERTO
COMPETITION

Saturday April 2, 2022

Due to health considerations all finalists will have the option of virtual or in person performance on April 2.

2022
STRING
CONCERTO
COMPETITION

Saturday April 2, 2022

Due to health considerations all finalists will have the option of virtual or in person performance on April 2.

2022
STRING
CONCERTO
COMPETITION

Saturday April 2, 2022

Due to health considerations all finalists will have the option of virtual or in person performance on April 2.

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Our vision and mission is that Essential Music Org will deeply enrich and impact each student and those to whom their music will influence. We are a catalyst that provides all students with an opportunity to engage in a high quality musical experience that inspires each student to develop a life long love for music, to achieve their highest musical potential and to perpetuate the art. 

It is our intention to provide a program that creates numerous opportunities in music through both individual study and ensemble participation, while developing creativity, self esteem, imagination, and personal achievement for each student.

We are a performing arts studio. Conveniently located in Alvaton, KY.

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American Soundscape
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Martinez - Waller original: The Wild Horse Overture

2021

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Martinez - Waller original: The Harvest

2021

Mozart E Minor Violin Sonata 1 Mov.

2021

COMPOSITIONS & MORE

From the Sandpiper Records Vault
The Mime

2020

A Bolero in the City

2019

Fantasia

2019

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December 16

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December 2021

EMO Strings Christmas CONCERT

September 2021

25

September 2021

An American Soundscape Concert

August 2021

21

August 2021

An American Soundscape Concert
20

August 2021

An American Soundscape Concert

July 2021

31

July 2021

Studio Open House (Learn about private lessons & our programs)

June 2021

19

June 2021

Bach Festival

May 2021

01

May 2021

Beethoven Chamber Music

April 2021

30

April 2021

Beethoven Chamber Music

MARCH 2021

26

March 2021

Mozart Chamber Music
27

March 2021

Mozart Chamber Music

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CHAMBER MUSIC LESSONS

Welcome to Essential Music. We are glad you are here.

Conveniently located in Alvaton / Bowling Green, KY. Essential Music offers chamber music ensemble performance classes. It is a program available for all in the community.

We believe this creates an opportunity for student advancement as they learn to play specialized repertoire.

Our curriculum includes quartets, quintets and concertos from the great classical composers to popular music.

We are a performing arts studio. Join an esemble and learn with us.

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Advanced Chamber Ensemble – Fall 2021

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About us

Julianna Waller is a Grammy awarded violinist, National Champion fiddler, mandolinist, and a long-time American String Teacher Association (ASTA) member with a Bachelor of Music Degree from Arizona State University. 

As a testament to her versatility, she has performed on the stages of both Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry within the same year. 

Mrs. Waller-Martinez enjoys a career as a recording artist, performer, composer, studio musician, instructor, and Mel BayPublications author. She has appeared on numerous recordings including Clint Black’s album, Nothin’ but the Taillights and her own releases include: Daybreak (a collection of Southwestern styles of music featuring Cowboy Joe Baer), Energy Rising (contemporary instrumental), and single Bonaparte’s Retreat. She is a cofounder of Sandpiper Records and Essential Music Org.

 

Carlos Martinez, a native of Managua, Nicaragua, is a concert pianist, composer co-founder of Sandpiper Records and owner of New Sound Music Studio. His music career began at the age of five when he first started taking lessons.

Carlos R Martinez, has taught piano lessons for 28 years, and has performed with the National Orchestra of Nicaragua. He is well-versed in the Suzuki method for teaching piano, and has developed his own creative pedagogy methods for teaching music appreciation to young students. Carlos is a lively and fun teacher who facilitates lessons which inspire his students and foster their creativity while developing classic techniques.

 

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Talent is something to admire but a talent that has been polished is like a diamond; refined, cherished, valued.
It’s beloved.

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2022
String Concerto
Competition

April 2nd, 2022

1st Prize $500 | 2nd Prize $300 | 3rd Prize $200