Martha Peabody, MA
Part-Time Lecturer, Voice, Sound, Health, Music and Relaxation; Instructor, Classical/Musical Theater Voice
Martha Peabody has a Masters of Arts in Wholistic Studies from Lesley University and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of New Hampshire. Her career has followed multiple paths including solo voice performances, choral directorships, workshop presentations, music educator and lecturer, music department head, and maintaining a private voice studio.
As a soprano soloist, Martha performed for 25 years with orchestras, ensembles, and in recitals throughout the eastern United States. She specialized in American classical music and worked with American composers John Davidson, Vincent Persichetti and others in addition to performance, Martha held choral directorships throughout New England. These choral groups included high school choruses, adult and, children’s choirs, culturally diverse community chorus, and professional ensembles.
Martha has been a music educator for over 28 years. She taught music as therapy to residents of Wyoming State Hospital in Lander, Wyo. and a Woburn, MA adult vocal group who had special needs. Martha was Head of the Music Department at the Salisbury School in Salisbury, CT and at the Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont, P A. She was Director of the New Hampshire Music Festival Summer School. Martha presents workshops throughout New England on the topics of Sound Health, Stress Reduction, and Use of the Voice. She maintains a private voice studio in Amesbury, MA. Martha’s vocal studio is known for focus in performance and audition preparation, theatrical voice, breath management, and basic techniques of singing.
Martha Peabody is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing where she has served as the President of the Boston Chapter and as the District of Massachusetts Governor. Martha also holds membership with The International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine. Currently she is Teacher of Voice and Lecturer at Northeastern University teaching courses on Sound Health, Music and Relaxation. She also is Vocal Coach for the Northeastern University Chorus.