Jonathan Martinez

piano instructor arlington tx Piano, Music Theory Beginner to advanced All ages Classical, Jazz, Blues

How long have you been playing piano?

I have been playing professionally for over 7 years


Jonathan Martinez is a private piano teacher in Arlington, TX. Originally from Eagle Pass, Texas, Jonathan currently resides in Arlington, Texas. He began his piano studies at the age of 18 when he started his undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. In his early years as a student, he studied the works of Bach, Beethoven, and Chopin under the tutelage of Dr. Joachim Reinhuber. He gained a strong interest for jazz as well as improvised music and began working towards becoming a professional jazz pianist and educator. While a student at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, he was a member of the Wind Symphony and performed at the TMEA Convention in San Antonio, Texas as well as toured along South Texas. He continued his education at UTA Music on an endowed music scholarship to pursue a degree in Music Performance with an emphasis in Jazz Studies. He is currently studying with professor Dan Cavanagh and Dr. John Solomons, as well as being a member of the UTA Jazz Orchestra and UTA Jazz Combo. As a member of the UTA Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Combo, he has had the opportunity to play with Grammy Award-winning drummer, Joe McCarthy, saxophone great, Shelley Carrol, and saxophonist for Esperanza Spalding, Brian Landrus. Jonathan performs weekly in several venues as well as teaches lessons throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.