Nythia Martinez

Nythia Martinez has had the privilege of being choral and musical theater director at Northside College Preparatory High School since 2004. Nythia is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Music, where she earned a Master’s of Vocal Performance in 2004, and both a Bachelor’s of Vocal Performance and Bachelor’s of Music Education in 2002. Notable performances and accolades include: sharing the stage with acclaimed jazz pianist Fred Hersch, as the featured treble voice in Bloomington’s premiere of his work, Leaves of Grass; was a finalist in the Carnegie Hall / Dianne Reeves Workshop for Jazz Vocalists; appeared with the Barber Brothers Quintet at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.; was a Chicago Music Award Nominee in the category of “Best Female Vocalist” and has worked as vocalist of the critically-acclaimed Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble (CALJE) since 2006.

Thank you to the following for their financial support

Elizabeth F. Cheny Foundation
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
Global Voices
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Logan Center for the Arts
Paul M Angel Family Foundation
Supported by The MacArthur Funds for Arts & Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The Saints
The University of Chicago Department of Music
UChicago Arts

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P.O. Box 60212
Chicago, IL 60660-0212

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