Phillip Martin studied composition with Leslie Bassett and William Albright at the University of Michigan and with Normand Lockwood at the University of Denver. In 2010, Hartford Opera Theater premiered his first opera, Tom Sawyer. He then joined Hartford Opera Theater as composer-in-residence, during which time he wrote two additional short operas; Fall Back and The Family Plan.
LISTEN: Sarabandoid for cello and piano
Peter Seidenberg, cello; Hui-Mei Lin, piano