Martha studied at the RCMIOS where she was awarded a Susan Chilcott scholarship by the Royal Philharmonic Society. She has also taken part in young artist programmes at Carnegie Hall, Ravinia Festival and was a Britten-Pears Young Artist and a Samling Scholar.
Operatic engagements include NERONE The Coronation of Poppea (English Touring Opera), VENDREDI Robinson Crusoe (West Green House Opera), PUSS Puss in Boots (Mid Wales Opera) DORABELLA Così fan tutte (various including English Touring Opera and Classical Opera/Mozartists), ANNINA La Traviata and DAUGHTER Akhnaten (English National Opera), HERMIA A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nevill Holt Opera) and Opera Highlights (Scottish Opera).
Other roles include FANNY PRICE Mansfield Park (The Grange Festival), MELANTO/AMORE The Return of Ulysses, NANCY Albert Herring and LISETTA Il Mondo Della Luna (English Touring Opera), 2nd LADY The Magic Flute (Mid Wales Opera), 2nd WITCH/Lady in Waiting Macbeth (Scottish Opera) and COUNTESS CEPRANO Rigoletto (Opéra-Théâtre Limoges).
She has sung in recital at St John’s Smith Square, the Ryedale Festival, Kings Place and the Wigmore Hall. Orchestral song engagements include BESSIE in Weill’s Mahagonny Songspiel (Kings Place), selections from Henze’s Stimmen (Queen Elizabeth Hall), Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (London Mahler Orchestra) and Mahler’s Rückert Lieder (New English Ballet Theatre). Recordings include Schubert for BBC Radio 3 and The Call with Malcolm Martineau for Stone Records.