Martin has been performing and teaching for more than 40 years, which seems strange since he is only 29. He has a Bachelor in Music from CSU Sacramento and a Master in Music from University of Southern California. The variety of stage work he has enjoyed includes singing in a gospel group as back up to Earth, Wind, and Fire, singing with the Los Angeles Jazz Choir backing up Rosemary Clooney and singing with the Los Angeles Chamber Singers. Some of his favorite professional roles in Broadway style productions include Henry Higgins in “My Fair Lady”, The Padre in “Man of La Mancha”, Pangloss in “Candide”, Tony in “Westside Story” and Frank Butler “Annie Get Your Gun”.
Martin has worked with American Musical Theatre of San Jose, Stockton Opera, TheaterWorks, Runaway Stage, El Dorado Musical Theater and Sacramento Music Circus in various capacities such as Choir Director, Performer, Vocal Director, Carpenter and one stint as Props Manager. He won two Ellie’s for Music direction.
Martin has 3 albums available on iTunes, Spotify and Amazon. “My Iris Eyes”, “Martin Beal with a Touch of Brass” and “Smile”. Songs from “Smile” hit number one on several Jazz stations around the world. Her is working on his third of Broadway Tunes.
Martin is also a woodworker and voice over talent.