Collin Martin has studied music for a majority of his life. He started piano lessons at the age of 6 and still actively plays today. Collin found his love for percussion in high school and continued his percussive studies at Chapman University. It was during his undergraduate studies that he also found a love for composition, which led him to pursue a Master's degree in Music Composition from California State University, Northridge, and an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from New York University. In addition to composing art music, Collin has a passion for musical theatre and hopes to center his career on the creation and production of new musical theatre in his community.