Martha Mier is an internationally recognized composer and clinician who joined Alfred Music Publishing in 1989. Her educational piano music for students of all levels has made her one of today's most popular composers. Students worldwide enjoy playing her music, including the popular Jazz, Rags & Blues series and the Romantic Impressions series.
Martha graduated from Florida State University, where she was a member of Sigma Alpha Iota, the national honorary music fraternity. Martha owned a piano studio in Lake City, FL for many years and has been active in church music and as a professional accompanist. She is a member of the Music Teachers National Association, the Florida State Music Teachers Association, and the National Guild of Piano Teachers. Martha is a state and nationally certified teacher of piano through these professional organizations.
Martha is a frequent clinician and adjudicator, having presented workshops for teachers in Australia and New Zealand and in the United States at the Music Teachers National Association Conference, the National Piano Teachers Institute, the World Piano Pedagogy Conference and numerous state MTA conventions. Many of her solos and collections were chosen for the National Federation of Music Clubs Junior Festival Bulletin. She is a co-author of Alfred's Premier Piano Course and more than 200 other educational piano publications.