The following resource has been provided by the AMAZING Martin Urbach. Percussionist Martin (pronounced mar-TEEN) Urbach is a Latinx immigrant, educator, activist, and composer. His work in the classroom is based on facilitating liberated spaces for youth to fall in love with music and to promote social justice through music making. He is currently a doctoral candidate in music education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a BA in jazz performance from the University of New Orleans, an MA in jazz arts from the Manhattan School of Music and an Advanced Certificate in Music Education from Brooklyn College. He teaches music and activism at Harvest Collegiate High School in New York City. When not teaching or performing, one can find Martin baking, eating chocolate chip cookies, and speaking in his Cookie Monster voice.