La Nell Martin

Director, Oakland Youth Chorus


La Nell Martin is an Oakland, CA native and has taught grade levels K through 12 in the Bay Area for over 25 years in both private and public schools.  She holds a B.A. in Voice from California State University East Bay (Hayward, CA), M.A. in Music Education from San Jose State University (San Jose, CA) and a Level One Certificate in Kodaly from Holy Names University.  La Nell is currently the Artistic Director for the Oakland Youth Chorus (Oakland, CA) and pianist and choir director for the Bethany Baptist Church (Oakland, CA). She is also an Adjunct Professor at Holy Names University (Oakland, CA) and she serves on the Board for the Sacred and Profane Choir led by Rebecca Seeman.