About Martin Lassman
Teaching positions and Committees
Teacher of Middle School Vocal Music at the Cab Calloway School of the Arts in Wilmington, Delaware since October 1, 1992

Director of Bands at Wilmington Friends School from September 1974 to June 1992

Band Director at Talley Middle School (formerly Talley Jr. High) from September 1972 to June 1973

Band and Orchestra Director at H.B. duPont Middle School from January 1972 to June 1972.

Middle School R&S (Repertoire and Standards) Chair for the Delaware Chapter of the ACDA (American Chorus Directors Association) 1999-2001, 2001-03, 2003-05.

Treasurer of the Delaware Chapter of the IAJE (International Association for Jazz Education) 2002-03, 2003-05, 2005-07, 2007-09.

Delaware All-State Jr. Chorus Committee 2003 to present

Delaware All-State Jr. Chorus Committee Co-Chair 2006

Cab Calloway School of the Arts Board of Directors 1993 - 2000

Delaware All-State Organizations Coordinator 1979-80, 1980-81

Delaware All-State Band Chairman 1977-78, 1978-79

Certificates and Degrees
Certification to teach Music K - 12 current and up to date.

'Highly Qualified' Teacher according to 'No Child Left Behind' Standards, June 2004 - present

Education
Master of Science Degree in Music Education from the University of Iowa, 1974 (Piano Major)

Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Delaware, 1972 (Trumpet Major, Percussion Minor)

Born and raised in Vailsburg Section of Newark, NJ

Additional course work at Rutgers University, Villanova University, University of the Arts, University of Delaware, Vandercook College, Shenandoah University, George Mason University.

Other Accomplishments
Cab Calloway Teacher of the Year, 1997

Red Clay School District Middle School Teacher of the Year, 1997

Recognized in the Congressional Record by Senator Thomas Carper, November 20, 2002.

Served on the Vision 2015 Committee in 2006.

Notables with whom Marty Lassman has performed
Henny Youngman
The Fifth Dimension
Stan Kenton Orchestra

Places where his students have performed or for whom his students have performed
Delaware State Music Day (state music teachers' conference)
Newark Public Library
Philadelphia Convention Center
University of Delaware Bob Carpenter Center (for thousands of people)
The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC
Ray's Starlight Cafe in Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida
Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Dawn
The Governors' National Association
The Hotel DuPont
The Grand Opera House
The Baby Grand
Kahunaville
United States Senator, First Lady Hillary Clinton
General Colin Powell
United States Senator, Governor Thomas Carper
United States Senator William Roth
United States Senator, Congressman, Governor Michael Castle
United States Senator Joe Biden
Governor and former State Treasurer Jack Markell
First Lady Carla Markell
Former Governor Ruth Ann Miller
Manhattan Transfer
Clifford Brown Jazz Festival 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
WSFS Bank
Three Little Bakers
YMCA, Wilmington
Dedication of the New Castle County Courthouse
The Wilmington Flower Market 2002, 2003
First USA - Bank One Riverfront Arts Center
Spirit of Christmas in Olde New Castle
Delaware Technical and Community College
University of the Arts in Philadelphia
Delaware State University
Wilmington Music School
Christina Cultural Arts Center
Hard Rock Cafe in New York City
Philadelphia Convention Center