Martin Knoblauch has been active as a conductor of many organizations in the area. In addition to the Chestnut Hill Orchestra, he is Musical Director and Principal Organist for the Maternity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in the Bustleton section of Philadelphia, Musical Director for the Pennsylvania Lyric Opera Theater in the Poconos and a regular guest conductor with the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia. He is also associated with several schools including the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School and Nazareth Academy. He has Bachelor and Master degrees from the Philadelphia Musical Academy and a Juris Doctor degree from Temple University School of Law and is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar. In addition to his interest in astronomy, he is a long time amateur radio operator.