Martha Bartz is in demand as a classical concert soloist, recitalist, and cabaret performer. Ms. Bartz makes her Operatic debut as Emilia, in Verdiís Otello this May with Opera Carolina. Recent winner of the NATS competition of New York City and finalist in the International Lotte Lehmann competition, Ms Bartz was invited to perform in the National Art Song Festival. She returned to Carnegie Hall in 2009 as a guest soloist and has performed as guest artist in many other 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 orchestras: The New York City Chamber Orchestra, The Pilsen Radio Symphony Orchestra of Czechoslovakia, The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, The Ethos Consortium Chamber Orchestra and The Miami Bach Society Chamber Orchestra. She performs often with varied church, synagogue and civic organizations throughout the Southeast. Ms. Bartz is equally comfortable in the classical and cabaret genres.
In addition to her career as a performer, Martha is a Professor of Voice on the faculty of Catawba College in Salisbury, NC and an Artist in Residence at Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC.
Martha currently studies voice with Michael Paul of New York City and Rosa Vento of New York University and coaches with Dr. Mory S. Ortman and Dr. Emily Urbanek.
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