Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin has dedicated her career to performing and developing resources for teaching jazz, gospel/christian, R&B, rock, country, and pop singing styles in an applied/private voice lesson setting.

She completed her doctoral work at Teachers College Columbia University. Dr. Trineice holds master degrees in music education and jazz studies from Teachers College and Indiana University-Bloomington, respectively, B.A. from San Jose State University, and is a Level III Certified Instructor in Somatic Voicework
™ The LoVetri Method. Dr. Trineice maintains a faculty positions at Princeton University as the jazz voice instructor, lecturer, and director of the Jazz Vocal Collective Ensemble. She serves on the National Faculty in the academic division of Gospel Music Workshop of America, serves as the Executive Director of the African American Jazz Caucus, Inc., serves as a Board of Director for the Jazz Education Network, serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Singing, and is a member of the distinguished American Academy of Teachers of Singing.

Based on her graduate research, Dr. Trineice created Soul Ingredients®, a teaching methodology for developing a singer’s musical style/interpretation in African-American folk based music styles (i.e. jazz, gospel, R&B, blues, etc).  This methodology shows students how to take their personal experiences, musical influences and models, and execute the different components in a manner that is personal to the singer/performer’s own personal expression.


Doctorate of Education in Music Education
Teachers College Columbia University

Masters of Education in Music Education
Teachers College Columbia University

Masters of Music in Jazz Studies
Indiana University-Bloomington

Bachelor of Arts in Improvised Music Studies
San Jose State University

Certified Instructor: Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method


  • Journal of Singing Editorial Board
  • American Academy of Teachers of Singing
  • Jazz Educators Network-Board of Director
  • Gospel Music Workshop of America-Central NJ Chapter
  • National Association of Teachers of Singing
  • The National Association for Music Education
  • Somatic Voicework™ The LoVetri Method Association
  • African American Jazz Caucus
  • The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts