Martin Camacho

Martin Camacho has won eighteen national and local competitions in Mexico, Cuba, and the United States. He has appeared as soloist with orchestras in the United States and Mexico, including Mexico's State Orchestra and Bellas Artes Chamber Orchestra, and has performed as a recitalist in the United States, Venezuela, Cuba, Japan, Norway, Italy, and Mexico. He also toured as soloist with the American Wind Symphony Orchestra, performing in more than fifteen cities in the US and Canada. Dr. Camacho is also active in chamber and collaborative music with singers and other instrumentalists. In 2009 he made his Carnegie Hall Debut Recital to great acclaim before a sold-out hall.

After pursuing advanced degrees at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the guidance of pianist Sergei Babayan, Camacho completed his doctoral studies in 2006 at the University of Miami in the studio of pianist Ivan Davis. Camacho's expertise in Mexican and Latin American music has led to several presentations in national and international conferences of lectures and recitals of topics related to Mexican music. Before joining Midwestern State University as Dean of the Fain College of Fine Arts, Martin Camacho served as Assistant Chair in the Department of Fine Arts at Barry University, Chair of Music at Alabama State University, and Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the Community College and Rhode Island.