Martin, Christopher, 1930-2011

Christopher John Martin, b. 13 April 1930, Tiverton, Devon; d. 5 October 2011, London.

He began violin studies at the age of 7 with a local teacher and won a scholarship at the age of 16 to the London College of Music where he continued his studies with Angel Grande. After a period of National Service with the Band of the Royal Tank Regiment he went to the Royal College of Music where he studied violin with Marie Wilson and Henry Holst and viola for three years with Cecil Aronowitz.  He gained experience of chamber music playing with Sybil Eaton and came straight from this training at the Royal College of Music to join the New Quartet in Edinburgh in 1953.  In 1972 he was appointed Senior Lecturer in violin and viola in the Faculty of Music at the University of Melbourne and retired in 1996.  From 1983 he was associated with The Chamber Strings of Melbourne.

Violinist, viola player and conductor
Member of The New Quartet (of Edinburgh) (viola)

Instrument(s)/responsibility:
conductor, viola, violin
Nationality:
British, English

Concerts by Performer

Title Date Venue Professor
Reid Orchestral Concert Thursday, October 22, 1953 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 29, 1953 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, December 10, 1953 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, January 21, 1954 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, March 11, 1954 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 28, 1954 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Orchestral Concert Thursday, November 4, 1954 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, November 25, 1954 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, January 27, 1955 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, February 24, 1955 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 27, 1955 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, November 24, 1955 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, February 2, 1956 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, February 16, 1956 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, March 1, 1956 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 25, 1956 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, November 22, 1956 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Wednesday, February 6, 1957 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, February 28, 1957 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 24, 1957 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, November 21, 1957 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, January 23, 1958 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Wednesday, February 19, 1958 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, October 23, 1958 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Orchestral Concert Thursday, October 30, 1958 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, December 4, 1958 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, January 22, 1959 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, February 19, 1959 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Orchestral Concert Thursday, November 19, 1959 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, December 10, 1959 Reid School of Music, Park Place Newman, Sidney T. M. 1906-1971
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, January 13, 2009 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Osborne, Nigel 1948-