Lecturer in Voice
Martina Bingham, soprano, has performed scenes and excerpts including Le nozze di Figaro (Susanna), Peter Grimes (2nd niece), Don Pasquale (Norina), Líelisir díamore (Adina), The Old Maid and the Thief (Laetitia) and Street Scene (Mrs. Fiorentino). Her Oratorio work includes Saint Saens Oratorio, Pergolesi Stabat Mater and Schubertís Mass in G. On the Musical Theater stage, her credits include Les Miserables (Cosette), Man of La Mancha (Antonia), Pippin (Catherine) and Oklahoma.
Martina has received such distinctions as the Orvis Vocal Student Grant at the University of Hawaii and has completed the Certificate of Merit Program with the California Music Teacherís Association with honors. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music with an emphasis in Music Theater from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with distinction. She holds a Masters of Music in Voice Pedagogy and Performance from Westminster Choir College where she studied with Dr. Scott McCoy, J.J.Penna and Rachelle Jonck.
Martina is currently continuing her voice study and teaching in Honolulu. She has been praised for her energetic and authentic stage presence and strives to develop her artistry as a singing actor. Martina holds a private studio and is a lecturer for the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
She has taught voice and piano in group and private settings in Honolulu, HI, and Princeton, NJ, and has recently developed curriculums for new group classes in music theory and voice at Cornerstone Music Studios in Millstone, NJ. Martinaís involvement and exposure to curriculums for young musicians paired with her versatile musical background will facilitate a clear and thorough artistic experience for singers of all ages.