Chris Martin



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education, Penn State University

Chris Martin

Mr. Martin is proud to serve in his fifth season as Associate Director of Bands at Vines High School. The Viking Band is an award-winning performing group, earning honors at UIL Marching and Concert & Sight Reading. In addition to concerts and contests, the Viking Band performs regularly at community events and venues, including the State Capitol Rotunda.

Prior to teaching at Vines, Mr. Martin was on staff at Bel Air High School in El Paso, TX. The Big Red Pride Band has regularly attended the UIL State Marching Band Contest, Bands of America Regionals, and various community performances. While teaching at Bel Air, Mr. Martin traveled throughout the cluster working at their middle and elementary school programs. Mr. Martin has performed in Drum Corps International and worked on Tour Staff with the Glassmen and Santa Clara Vanguard for over 10 years. 

Mr. Martin likes to keep busy trying out different coffee, working out, and video games. He currently resides in Richardson, TX with his dog, Dash. 

  • Period 1: Percussion/Symphonic Band

    Period 2: Wind Ensemble

    Period 3: Wind Syphony

    Period 4: MS Teaching

    Period 5: MS Teaching

    Period 6: Jazz Band

    Period 7: Planning & Travel


    Marching Band Rehearsal: Tu-Th, 7:00-8:15am

    Private Lessons: By appointment