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Ralph Martino

Annapolis, MD 21401 (map)


Lessons Offered

Keyboard, Piano, Music

Where are Lessons Offered

In Teacher Studio

In Student Home


About Me

RALPH MARTINO – I am a composer/arranger and have commercially played piano and keyboards throughout the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area for over 30 years. I’ve received a BM and MM in composition / piano from the Manhattan School of Music in New York City and was a head staff arranger/composer at the US Navy Band (Washington, D.C.) for over 20 years.

I’ve written (and currently write) hundreds of piano arrangements for Hal Leonard Corp. which make up a significant part of their EASY PIANO series; many publications for woodwinds and various ensembles with ALFRED MUSIC, TUBA EUPHONIUM PRESS, MANDUCA PUBLICATIONS, SHAWNEE PRESS and DORN PUBLICATIONS.

I’ve also taught piano for 22 years at Jordan Kitts Music and Oren Music; and I currently teach private lessons, in your home, in the Annapolis area. I reside in Annapolis, MD with my wife, Janet - also daughter, Rottweiler and Black Lab!

My Musical Education Background

BM degree - composition / piano - Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY
MM degree - composition - Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

Genres and Subjects Taught

Harmonic analysis and awareness, scales, chords, reading, playing by ear AND traditional piano lessons.

Lesson Rates

$130 monthly for four, 30 minute, weekly lessons
$150 monthly for four, 45 minute, weekly lessons.
$200 monthly for four, 60 minute, weekly lessons

Ages / Skill Levels Taught

8 years to seniors (retired seniors)

My Certifications and Awards

ASCAP composer

My Musical Influences

I've been influenced by all well written, inspired music; particularly music from the Romantic era (Richard Strauss, Wagner, Mahler) - and 20th century composers (Bartok, Stravinsky, Samuel Barber) - as well as current "popular" music and contemporary Christian music.



Student Reviews




Annapolis, MD

I highly recommend Ralph Martino. I have learned so much since starting lessons with Mr. Martino. I had been trying to self-teach, but would never have learned proper techniques and timing without his professional and patient instruction! It is also very convenient that Mr. Martino comes to my house to teach lessons.


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