Teacher, multi-instrumentalist and composer Martina Liviero comes to New York City from Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she studied violin performance in the National Conservatory and harmony and arranging in the Escuela de Música Contemporánea and performed extensively with diverse ensembles and musicians all across South America. She is a recent graduate of Berklee College of Music where she received the Thad Jones and Toshiko Akiyoshi awards from the Berklee Jazz Composition department. In 2018 she received Jazz Education Network Young Composer Showcase award and she also won the 2019 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer award. Martina is currently leading her own band, which performs her original compositions and has performed both as a leader and sideman in many venues across New England. She is also an experienced and dedicated teacher, and we are excited to welcome her to the NYC Guitar School team!