Ingrid Martin's work as a conductor, clinician and curator is united by her vision to move people and transform lives through the emotive power of music.
She creates inspiring musical experiences for performers and audiences by empowering musicians to find their unique artistic voice. Ingrid is in demand internationally as a clinician, guest conductor and lecturer. She is renowned for her ability to lead college, school and community ensembles to create deeper, more meaningful musical performances.
As Artistic Director of the Victorian Youth Symphony Orchestra and Crosswinds Ensemble, she leads innovative performances that fuse music with other art forms in unexpected venues - from an orchestra playing Ravel in a pub, to chamber winds performing Kurt Weill amongst renegade paintings at the Heide Museum of Modern Art.
Ingrid is State President of the Australian Band and Orchestra Directors’ Association (ABODA) she co-ordinates and delivers professional development for conductors, provides individual conducting tuition to hundreds of teachers through the Victorian Schools Music Festival and through candidates of the Master of Teaching (Secondary) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne.
2018 sees Ingrid curating the University of Melbourne Faculty of Fine Arts & Music's Female Creative Founders program, working with students in the Melbourne Recital Centre's Accelerando program, IgniteLAB's Chamber Challenge, guest lecturing for the BMus (Hons) at the Melbourne Conservatorium and conducting at the South Australian State Music Camp and Geelong Summer Music Camp.