Gwendolen Martin studied music at Worcester College, Oxford, where she was a choral scholar. She went on to study singing at Trinity College of Music and now enjoys a career as a soloist and ensemble singer. Recent highlights include Purcell’s Indian Queen (Opéra Lille, Emmanuelle Haïm), Eurilla in Handel’s Il Pastor Fido (New Chamber Opera, Steven Divine), Bach’s St. John Passion and Purcell’s Hail, Bright Cecilia (The Instruments of Time and Truth, Edward Higginbottom), James Macmillan at St. John’s Smith Square (BBC Singers), several recitals for Handel House Talent 2018 (Handel and Hendrix in London), Emily Levy’s Amo Amas Amusical (BBC Radio 4 with Mary Beard), Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda (Ansambel Musica Cubicularis, Llubjana) and lute song recitals with Toby Carr and Alex McCartney alongside Dame Emma Kirkby at several of the UK's early music festivals. She has performed and recorded with The Monteverdi Choir, BBC Singers, The Tallis Scholars, The Gabrieli Consort, Eric Whitacre Singers, Musica Poetica and The Marian Consort. Gwendolen is also Curriculum Consultant for Southwark Music Service where she mentors specialist music teachers in primary schools.