Steven Martinez - Coastal Carolina University
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Steven Martinez

Lecturer, Music

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Sands 111

Spring 2023 Office Hours
Mondays 1:00 - 1:50pm
*Please email for an appointment. 


Steven Martinez is recently employed with Coastal Carolina University as music faculty instructing Electric Bass and Double Bass. In April 2016 Steven was honorably discharge from the US Army where he served in the ARMY Bands as a Bass performer for four years at Fort Bragg, NC. Through this experience Steven has performed from Washington, DC, to West Palm Beach, FL, and abroad. Steven is also an active patron in the music community of Conway and Myrtle Beach, SC, performing with the Long Bay Symphony Orchestra, various music ensembles of jazz, folk and rock and private music instruction for students of ages 10 to 50. As a Myrtle Beach native, Steven Martinez takes great pride in the opportunity to teach at his Alma Mater and contribute to the community in which he grew up in. 


M.A., in Music Performance University of Memphis, Memphis TN
B.A., in Music Coastal Carolina University, Conway SC

Interesting Facts

Had the opportunity to perform for Soldiers abroad during the Christmas season, 5 time Army Accommodation Medal recipient 

Teaching Areas

Electric Bass and Double Bass Performance, Music Theory and Aural Theory, Music Appreciation, Piano Performance

Research Areas

Electric Bass and Double Bass Performance, Musicology of Contemporary Metal Music

Program Affiliations

CCU Music Faculty, CCU Faculty Jazz Ensemble, and the Long Bay Symphony Orchestra