Benoit Martin





User's Voice

My STR Guitar is amazing. The sound and feel are unique. The biggest quality: it stays perfectly in tune, more than any other guitar I’ve played before. Very impressive. It helps me focus on the music only. 



Benoit Martin ベノワ・マーティン

2005年からはバンドリーダーやギタリストとしてシルク・ドゥ・ソレイユに参加し、Saltimbanco、Corteo、 Joyà、Totemなどの演目において世界中を旅しながら演奏している。

Benoit was born in Sherbrooke QC, a small city in Canada. He started learning music with his grandfather who was a trombone player and big band arranger.  Benoit started playing guitar at age 11. Very young he showed interest for music production and audio recording. At age 14, he was operating a multi-track recording system and was producing demos for local bands.
Benoit studied music at College de Sherbrooke and audio engineering at Berklee Music School.
Since 2005, Benoit has been working as a band leader and guitar player for Cirque du Soleil. He performed all around the world with the shows Saltimbanco, Corteo, Joyà, and Totem. We can hear his original music in TV shows like Hawaii-5-O (CBS), Wicked Tuna (National Geographic), and movies like A.C.O.D. (with Jessica Alba), I.T. (with Pierce Brosnan) and Puncture Wound (aka Certain Justice).


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