Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Music Education M. Ed. in Music
Mr. Martez Tidwell (he/him/his)
Martez Tidwell is the Assistant Director of Choirs at Enterprise High School. Prior to his arrival, he served as the Director of Choral Music and Assistant Director of Bands at Sylacauga High School in Sylacauga, Alabama.
Martez obtained his Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of Mobile in Mobile, AL. He was a member of the Sounds of Mobile, RamCorps, Symphonic Winds, and Jazz Band at UM. In August 2021, Martez graduated with his Masters of Education in Music from Auburn University.
Before his arrival at Enterprise, he served as the Director of Choral Music and Assistant Director of Bands at Sylacauga High School in Sylacauga, Alabama. In the Fall of 2014, Mr. Tidwell re-established the Sylacauga Choral Company, which encompasses many different ensembles, including a 9th Grade Treble Choir, a Tenor/Bass choir, an unauditioned Concert Choir, and a competitive show choir, Signature! Mr Tidwell and his ensembles performed at various concerts, civic events, and festivals throughout the year. Throughout his tenure at Sylacauga received numerous accolades. The concert-based choirs attended the State Choral Performance Assessment for the first time in 2022. The choirs received Superior Ratings. Signature also made huge strides to be highly competitive across the Southeast.
In addition to his work with the choral and instrumental ensembles at Sylacauga, he also worked collaboratively to produce high-quality musical theatre productions with the Aggie Theatre. Some productions featured are "Aladdin Jr." "Seussical Jr.", "High School Musical Jr.", and Rodger's and Hammerstein's "Cinderella".
He has also served as a vocal coach for the Sylacauga Community Playhouse's production of "Addam's Family the Musical" and assistant director for SCP's production of Steel Magnolias. He has also done vocal and talent coaching for contestants participating in the Miss Alabama and Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen pageant circuit!
Mr. Tidwell is excited about beginning his first year as a teacher at Enterprise High School! He believes that choral music should be experienced by any student that walks the halls of Enterprise High School. Choral music is a special art form. When we sing in a choir, we are uniting our voices in harmony -- something that is desperately needed in the world today!