Martha Riley
Background information
Born UK
Occupation Violinist
Genre Classical, Pop
Associated acts Duran Duran
Rod Stewart
Gloria Gaynor
Cyndi Lauper

Martha Riley is a British violinist, who is married to Dominic Brown and her work has included performing with Duran Duran.


Martha studied at the Prague Academy of Musical Arts and London's Trinity College of Music, graduating with the Bachelor of Music (Bmus Hons) degree and a PG Diploma. Since then she has worked with a diverse variety of musical artists and performed with some of the best orchestras in the world.

She has performed with Duran Duran on several occasions including the AkyArts Songbook show on 28 January 2009 and during the 2011 BBC Radio 2 Broadcast. Martha has also performed with Dominic Brown's band, playing at venues such as Ronnie Scott's, the Borderline, the 100 Club, Soho's legendary 12 Bar Club and the Bedford (formerly the Kashmir Club).

A selection of creditsEdit

Orchestral Experience:

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Northern Sinfonia
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • English Soloists Ensemble
  • London Concertante

TV & Radio:

Artists and Sessions:

  • Rod Stewart
  • Gloria Gaynor
  • Black Eyed Peas
  • Gareth Gates
  • Cyndi Lauper
  • Cliff Richard
  • Jamiroquai
  • Natalie Cole
  • Daniel Bedingfield
  • Spiritualized
  • Westlife
  • Dot Allison
  • Ed Harcourt