Marscia Martinez-Mendoza is a former student at UNCW studying music education with a concentration in string studies, and Music performance. As a strong advocate for the performing and fine arts she has been involved in the theater and  visual arts community of Wilmington NC before moving to the Charlotte area. Player of both the violin and viola since the age of 10, She has been teaching adults since 2013 and at UNCW’s community music academy from April of 2016 to August 2018. She shares her experience and knowledge of the instrument to students as young as 3 years of age. Winner of the 2011  Richard R. Deas concerto competition in Wilmington NC she has also been a member of the Wilmington symphony orchestra from 2012-2018 and the Tallis chamber orchestra from 2011-2018. Since her move to the Charlotte area in August 2018 Marscia has also joined the Charlotte civic orchestra. Marscia seeks to instill a passion in learning the violin or viola in all of her students no matter the skill level.