Adjunct professor (voice and class voice)
Martha Bartz is in demand as a classical concert soloist, recitalist, and contemporary cabaret performer. In March of 2012, she returns to Opera Carolina in their production of Eugene Onegin. She made her operatic debut as Emilia in Verdi's Otello in 2010. Martha was selected as the Winner of the Musical Theater competition at the 2010 Classical Singer Convention in New York City. Past winner of the New York City NATS competition and finalist in the International Lotte Lehmann Cybersing competition, Ms Bartz was chosen, via national audition, to perform in the National Art Song Festival in Cleveland, Ohio. She returned to Carnegie Hall in 2009 as a guest soloist in Mendelssohn's Elijah and has performed as guest artist in many prestigious venues including The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City, The Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove, New Jersey, historic Gusman Hall in Miami, and many others throughout the eastern United States. She has headlined with many
prominent orchestra's and organizations; The New York City Chamber Orchestra, The Pilsen Radio Symphony Orchestra of Czechoslovakia, The Charlotte Symphony, The Ethos Consortium Chamber Orchestra, The Miami Bach Society Chamber Orchestra, The Gay Mens Chorus of South Florida, and varied/countless church, synagogue, and civic organizations throughout the Southeast. Ms. Bartz is equally comfortable in the classical/oratorio and the cabaret/musical theater genres.
In addition to her career as a performer, Martha is a member of the music faculty as an adjunct professor of music/voice at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. She is also an Artist in Residence at Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC.
Martha currently studies voice with Rosa Vento of New York University and Michael Paul of New York City and coaches with Dr. Mory S. Ortman.