Dr. Martyn’s research has focused on the life and career of nineteenth- century Swedish violinist and composer Amanda Maier, with particular emphasis on her career as a violinist. Broader research interests include nineteenth-century women in music and the history of women violinists, as well as historical violin pedagogy.

Dr. Martyn’s dissertation, Amanda Maier: Her Life and Career as a Nineteenth-Century Woman Violinist is available to read here: