Students' Professional Performances / Websites / MediaMartha's vocal studio includes young artists, professionals, university, college and conservatory students, and those who just enjoy singing and want to learn more about their voice. Here is a partial listing of students and recent students who are working consistently at the professional level:
Florian Resetarits - Florian is making the transition from musicals to opera, as can be seen in the two You Tube links of events six months apart. Florian began working with Martha in 2004, and entered the Vienna Konservatory in the Musicals Division in 2005. He decided to keep working with Martha and called her his “secret weapon” during the four years getting his degree. Since her move to San Diego, they have been having Skype lessons. Recently Florian has performed Judas in J.C. Superstar, Billy in Carousel and Fred/Petruchio in Kiss Me Kate while learning Figaro, Valentin in Faust and the Toreador in Carmen. Along with lead roles each year earning his degree at the Konservatory, Florian has performed roles in:
Anatevka (Fiddler on the Roof)
The Toreador Song / CarmenHeaven on Their Minds / J. C. Superstar
Jaylen Green - Jaylen is in the band afterschoolspecial, and they have just released the cd "Its All In Your Head". She is also writing her own music and forming a second band around her own sound. Jaylen has been working with Martha since 2009.
Philipp Hägeli - Philipp started working with Martha at VMS in 1999. He graduated in 2002, garnered a year-long contract in Elizabeth with Stage Holding in Germany (now known as Stage Entertainment) and has been working non-stop since then. They continued to work, with Martha traveling occasionally to Germany, presenting workshops and giving lessons to cast members until she moved back to California in 2007. Philipp had his first time-out from back-to-back year-long contracts and came to San Diego for a visit in 2010. In 2009 he was in the televised (‘American Idol’ format) casting for Tarzan in Germany, placed second, and performed Tarzan in the stage production. He has played the title role in J.C. Superstar, Munkestrapp, Rum Tum Tugger and Macavity in Cats, and Krolok (the title vampire) in Tanz der Vampire. Philipp has had roles in the following professional productions:
Nadja Puttner - Nadja is an outstanding dancer and choreographer in Vienna with her own modern dance company and dance studio and school. You can find photos and videos of her productions at unicornlight.at. She and Martha worked together from 1999 until 2007.
Nikolaus Stich - Nikolaus began working with Martha in 2001 and worked with her until she left Vienna in 2007, visiting her in San Diego in 2010. He has been very busy throughout Austria and Germany, was in the first German productions of High School Musical, and Spamalot, and performed the Hunchback in Glöckner von Notre Dame. His productions have included:
C’est la Vie