Martha Bein Martha (Marti) Bein, AIM, serves as Director of Worship and Music at Our Savior’s Church in Rockford, where she strives to engage all ages in worship leadership and music making. Marti is a multi-faceted musician with extensive experience in music education, conducting, vocal performance, musical theater, and church music. After earning degrees at Baldwin Wallace College (OH) and Cleveland State University, she continued her post-graduate education with Fellowships at the Klingenstein Center at Teachers College Columbia University (NY), Northwestern University School of Music (both in Music Education) and the Conductors Institute of South Carolina.

For over twenty years, Marti has been the Music Director of the Mendelssohn Chorale and for eight years led the Rockford Lutheran Choral Union’s annual performances of Handel’s Messiah. Marti served as chorus master for Chicago Opera Theater, Lyric Opera Cleveland and the Bel Canto Foundation, and as Music Director of the Shaker Symphony in Cleveland, OH. Her teaching positions include Laurel School in Cleveland, where she also chaired the Arts Faculty; Lake Forest Academy (IL) and Keith Country Day School. In 2004, Ms. Bein received Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center’s “Starr of Excellence” award.


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