Debbie has served as Orchestra Director for Millard
North High School and Millard North Middle School since 2001. Her
students have performed in Omaha, Lincoln, Chicago, and New York City.
She has also worked as an elementary string specialist for the Omaha and
Westside Public School Districts.
Mrs. Martinez holds degrees in Music Education and String Education
from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Florida State University.
She is currently on the board of the Nebraska chapter of the American
String Teachers Association. In 2005, she was honored with the
"Outstanding School Music Educator" award from the Nebraska ASTA
A product of public schools, Martinez has played the viola since fourth
grade, and currently performs with the MAHR string quartet. She has
also appeared with the Omaha, Lincoln, and Sioux City Symphony
Orchestras, and has performed with orchestras in Florida, Alabama, and