Martha Keenan, 22, was born and bred in Dublin. She began playing classical music at three, moving from violin to cello at 10. Another constant in her life has been traditional Irish music, which Martha has sang and played from a young age. While classical and traditional music are huge influences in her life, she also has a love of artist of the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Joan Armatrading, Thin Lizzy, the Beatles and Otis Redding. Since moving to Victoria earlier this year, she has developed a keen interest in the Australian music scene.