bass (Marquis) graduated from Northwest Community
College in Powell, Wyoming in 1997, with an
Associate of Arts degree. While there he
participated in the jazz groups, Studio Singers and
LA14, as well as the classical groups Collegiate
Chorale and Vocal Ensemble. Mr. Martinez continued
his education at the University of Northern Colorado
in Greeley, where he sang in the Concert Choir,
Vocal Jazz I, and the Axidentals. Also at UNC he
played the Sergeant of Customs in La bohème.
While living in Seattle, he sang with the Seattle
Symphony Chorale. Mr. Martinez is planning to resume
his education in Vocal Performance at MSU-Billings
in the spring of 2006. The role of
Marquis d' Obigny
marks Mr. Martinez’s debut with Rimrock Opera.