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Music Theory, European Music History, Jazz and Blues History, Chamber Music, World Music
A member of the Performing Arts Department since 1984, composer Martin Rokeach has written music for orchestra, wind symphony, voice, chamber ensembles, solo instruments, and film. His works are widely published, have been performined in more than twenty foreign countries, and have earned honors in fourteen national and international competitions. Upcoming performances include a world premiere with the Oakland Symphony and concerts in New York, Denver, Flagstaff, and Zagreb, Croatia. In 1999, he was named Saint Mary's College Professor of the Year. For more information on Martin Rokeach, please visit his website,

Prof. Rokeach's music has been performed throughout the United States, Europe and Australia. He has been commissioned to write music for the California Music Educators Association, the Left Coast Ensemble, Northeastern University School of Music and the California Association of Professional Music Teachers.

Contact Information

School of Liberal Arts » Performing Arts: Music, Dance and Theatre
School of Liberal Arts » Performing Arts: Music
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Syufy Performing Arts - 220
Phone: 925-631-4682
Saint Mary's College
Performing Arts
Box 4268
Moraga, CA 94575

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Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D. music composition and theory, Michigan State University

B.M., M.M. music composition, San Francisco State University

Research Interests

  • Currently composing a 40-50 minute oratorio for orchestra, chorus and vocal soloists on the subject of the Great Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1937. It will be premiered by the Oakland Symphony and Chorus during their 2019-20 season.
  • Music Composition


  • Music