Marta Queiroz Ribeiro was born in 1992 in Braga. She began her musical studies at the age of 13 at Academia de Música e Artes de Vila Nova de Famalicão – Arteduca, playing violin with Elisabete Gomes and viola with Manuel Costa . Marta moved to Lisbon in 2011 to study Musicology at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In the following year she applies to Conservatório Nacional, where she completes Classical Singing Course with professor Manuela de Sá.
Marta was a member of Ensemble Pictórico – acapella quintet – that took part of 29.º Prémio Jovens Músicos da RTP | Antena2, a competition for young musicians in Baroque Music Category, qualified for the finals. As soloist singer she performed ‘Sorceress’ at the opera ‘Dido and Aeneas’, at Conservatório Nacional, in 2016. She also participated in 2017, as a member of ECCE Ensemble in International Folk Song Choral Festival, em Kaili – Guizhou, China and 14th China Inner Mongolia Grassland Culture Festival and International Federation for Choral Music “Sound From the Silk Road” Choral Festival, em Hohhot – Inner Mongolia.
As for masterclasses and private lessons, Marta worked with Pierre Mak, Ivone Mynton, Sasja Hunnego, Lúcia Lemos and Paulo Ferreira and studies currently with João Lourenço. She is a member of the Gulbenkian Choir since September 2017. In October 2018 performed Alto soloist on Rachmaninov’s Vespers, reviewed on media as: ‘(…) rich timbre and flawless emission impressed favourably (…)’ [Manuel Pedro Ferreira, Público, 15.Out.2018]