Marta (non-credit program) has taught violin at Meredith for 20 years and also teaches at Athens Drive (Raleigh) and Cary High Schools. A member of the strings staff of the Wake County Public School System for 20 years, her orchestras have consistently been awarded superior ratings from the N.C. Music Educators Association Orchestra Contest/Festival.
An active performer in the Raleigh area, Findlay-Partridge has been the Associate Conductor of the Triangle Youth Symphony since its inception in 1994 and was the founder and conductor for nine years of the Raleigh-Triangle String Orchestra, the predecessor of the Triangle Youth Orchestra. She has performed with the Indianapolis, Wichita, and North Carolina Symphonies.
She is the 2004 recipient of the North Carolina Symphony’s Maxine Swalin Outstanding Music Educator Award, which is presented annually to a North Carolina music teacher who serves the community as a role model in music education, instills a love for music in children and inspires students to reach appropriately high musical standards.
Courses Taught: Violin
Graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music. In 2002, she was among the first music educators to earn certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards.