About Me

Hi, I'm Martha - I've recently graduated from Durham University, where I read Music (BA). During my final year I was Music Editor of Durham University's student newspaper, Palatinate, where I pioneered new content. I have also contributed to The Indiependent and Mercury Magazine. I now write for Written Records, a blog, alongside two friends, which aims to highlight underrepresented artists and underrepresented music. Alongside my written work, I co-hosted the Classical Music show Bach to Basics on Purple Radio

Outside of student journalism and academia, I am a keen performer, playing the trumpet in a range of bands and orchestras, as well as performing in university and professional productions as an actor. I currently work in Classical Music Management.

The Indiependent

Interview: Bernardine Evaristo

The arts are far more entwined than many will ever realise – artists of all forms know this. As a music student I couldn’t help but wonder how influential music was to 2019 Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo.
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The Indiependent

Album Review: Empire Central // Snarky Puppy

The four-time Grammy-winning collective Snarky Puppy returned last week with the release of their thirteenth album, Empire Central.
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Written Records

Love Supreme 2022: An Introduction to the Line Up

If I had to say what I missed the most over the year and a half (or so) of on-and-off lockdowns and restrictions, it was definitely the lack of live music I could experience – whether that was listening to it or performing myself.
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The Indiependent

10 LGBTQ+ Classical Composers You Should Listen To

Historically, both the LGBTQ+ community and ‘the composer’ have been painted as ‘the outsider’ by many, but LGBTQ+ composers have been present throughout musical history.
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DURMS

Music Performance Anxiety and COVID-19

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