About us

the Teacher


Carlos Martinez, a native of Managua, Nicaragua, is a concert pianist, composer co-founder of Sandpiper Records and owner of New Sound Music Studio.  His music career began at the age of five when he first started taking lessons.

"musicians build beautiful creations from what is invisible"

Carlos R Martinez, has taught piano lessons for 28 years, and has performed with the National Orchestra of Nicaragua. He is well-versed in the Suzuki method for teaching piano, and has developed his own creative pedagogy methods for teaching music appreciation to young students. Carlos is a lively and fun teacher who facilitates lessons which inspire his students and foster their creativity while developing classic techniques.

 Julianna Waller and Carlos R Martinez co-founded, Sandpiper Records,  an independent record label that showcases their music. We invite you to go and listen to their extensive library.   

At age seven he joined the National Conservatory of Music and by eleven was playing with various classical national chamber ensembles. At that time he performed with several artists from Nicaragua. 

He went on to receive a scholarship to study music in the USA where he studied under international musicians from Russia and Germany. He has performed in El Salvador, Puerto Rico at the Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center and many times at the National Theater in Nicaragua. Mr. Martínez also holds a Degree in Business Administration from Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS.

Our Address

JW Music Studios in
Bowling Green, Kentucky

TEACHing hours

M-F: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
S & S: closed