Martin Gilmore is a bluegrass musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and music educator based in Denver, Colorado. He is a founding member of the bluegrass band Long Road Home, an acclaimed solo performer, and band leader for The Martin Gilmore trio.
He has performed all over the United States, as well as in Europe and Africa. He is also a highly respected music educator, teaching at Swallow Hill Music Association, the University of Denver Enrichment Program, and his own private studio. In 2017, he joined the faculty at the University of Northern Colorado teaching folk and bluegrass guitar.
"Martin has the same patience and devotion teaching the beginning student as when he teaches the advanced student. In his classes all students get the opportunity to improve their skills and have a lot of fun in the process!!"
"Martin is a natural educator and experienced professional with standing in the world of music I love and want to be a part of. I trusted Martin and he delivered."
"Martin has been a great teacher for me. Not only has he helped me develop my skills as a guitarist, but — through his deep knowledge and love of bluegrass music — he has helped me to find my own voice as I learn. He has been more than a teacher to me; he has been a mentor, a guide in helping me discover my own path."
"Martin's class was superbly constructed, his descriptions and teaching technique made learning very accessible."