Alex Martenstyn

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Instructor

Voice, Piano, Bass, & Music Theory

Alex Martenstyn has been a leading music director for hip-hop and neo-soul artists based out of Toronto, developing small acts to 17-piece ensembles for profile showcases. His career has included owning a live music venue and recording studio, leading music direction for international independent and major label acts, live television performances, touring, teaching, and curating and coordinating festivals and concert series.

Since moving to Halifax, Alex is excited to join the team at Ekko to introduce innovative, contemporary-based techniques and approaches to vocals and all instruments. As a music director, he has sought out illusive knowledge and developed skills applicable to creative freedom in composition, production, rehearsal, and performance. Alex focuses in hip-hop and R&B specific vocal techniques, instrumental concepts for playing, and soul-based harmonic approaches.

Anyone looking for music lessons outside-the-box towards the joys of playing or creating with others, or becoming a multi-instrumentalist with strong foundations, this is highly recommended.

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