Experience and Accomplishments

Wendy Martelli
Cary, NC
(919) 267-4734


2006-Present       Soloist for Stockton Oratorio Society in performance of Handel's "Messiah" 

2004-Present       Music Teacher for the Jewish Community Day School, Northfield, NJ 

1976-Present        Private instructor in voice and piano, teaching both children and adults 

1998-Present        Owner and President of Ocean Music Studio 

1998-Present        Certified, licensed Kindermusik Instructor

1990-Present        Featured soloist, Festival Chorus of South Jersey, under the direction of Paul McKay and other guest conductors 

1990-Present        Featured soloist for area choirs 

2007                    Judged "Reflection Contest" for Apex High School, Music Category, Music Composition

2004-2006          Music Teacher for the Jewish Community Day School, Northfield, NJ 

2003-2005          Music Teacher for Atlantic Prep Academy, Absecon, NJ 

2001-2003           Music Teacher for Chesterbrook Academy, Northfield, NJ 

1998-2000           Director of the Kol Noar Choir, Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, NJ 

1998-2000           Music Director/conductor of the Brigantine Presbyterian Church Youth Choir 

1999-2000           Featured soloist for Opera Gala Night, Beth El Synagogue, Ventnor, NJ 

1997-1998             Music Director, temple Beth Shalom, Brigantine, NJ

1997-1998             Voice teacher, Atlantic Community College, Mays Landing, NJ 

1996-1998            Music Director, Flyers Academy, Somers Point, NJ 

1990-1998            Professional soloist for the Ventnor Community Church


  • Conducted the Festival Chorus of South Jersey in a production of "Pirates of the Penzance" by Gilbert and Sullivan 
  • Performed for the Kiwanas and Merrimakers organizations at the Rams Head Inn, Absecon, NJ 
  • Featured soloist at Temple Beth Shalom, Brigantine, NJ 
  • Appeared with Sara Brightman in Atlantic City, NJ 


  • Appeared as Micaeala in "Carmen" performed at Stockton College 
  • Appeared with Luciano Pavarotti at Atlantic City Convention Center 
  • Appeared with Paul Anka in Atlantic City, NJ 


  • Featured performer, Richard Stockton College Opera Company, Opera Night 
  • Appeared with Jose Carreras in Atlantic City, NJ 
  • Appeared at a benefit performance for Congregation Beth Emeth Sisterhood at the Tropicana Casino, Atlantic City, NJ


  • Performed with the Volksopera Company of Los Angeles, CA. Starred in their production of "Sweethearts" 


1998-2000       Private vocal lesson with Florence Berggren, Professor Emeritus of Julliard School of Music, New York City, NY and Temple College of Music, Philadelphia, PA

1981-1998         Vocal studies with Paul McKay of Ventnor, NJ

1998                 Coached by Martin Rich of the New York City Metropolitan Opera House

1997                 Attended workshop conducted by Dorothy Richardson, noted vocal instructor from Guild Hall, London

1995                 Attended master workshop at Temple University with Elaine Brown as preparation for a special concert performed at the United Nation in New York City with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra

1995                 Attended workshop with Alice Parker, noted composer/arranger. Attended workshop conducted by Adib Fazar, New York Opera Company

1974                 Vocal lessons with Florence Berggren, privately and at Temple University

1970                 Vocal lessons with Margaret DeStefano, privately and at Settlement Music School of Philadelphia


1974-1976        Enrolled at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 

1968-1974        Studied with Amelia Gigliotti, Philadelphia, PA


1974-1976       Attended Temple University College of Music. Studied voice performance with Madame Florence Berggren

1974                Attended Temple University summer workshop, Ambler, PA. Participated in a 4 week college credit workshop in voice performance 

1973               Graduated Northeast High School, Philadelphia, PA. Music Academics Major



  • La Leche League International: Local Leader of La Leche League group, responsible for one-to-one telephone counseling of new mothers, facilitating support group meetings, administrative duties such as bookkeeping, publicity and public relations. 


  • Congregation Beth Judah, Ventnor, NJ: Chairperson of the Share Shabbat Committee, responsible for committee management and networking, large-event planning, and event publicity.