After taking an opportunity to Musical Direct a show in Europe for 4 weeks, he ended up staying for 10 years. During this time he Musical Directed Cats, Starlight Express, Jesus Christ Superstar, Bernstein Tribute, Hair and Rock Carmen. He also played, orchestrated and conducted many concerts all over Europe.
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Martyn was invited to return to London to conduct Starlight Express on the West End. He also became an adjunct Professor at the Royal Academy of Music In London for 2 years. He was awarded as an Associate of the Academy for his work there.
After this he conducted the world premiere of Saturday Night Fever at the London palladium, which he then transferred and conducted on Broadway at the Minskoff.
Since living in New York he has Music Directed Saturday Night Fever, Mamma Mia, Nine To Five, Tarzan, Dirty Dancing and Frankenstein among others. He also lived in Japan for 3 months to orchestrate, music supervise and conduct the world premiere of "Trip Of Love", before bringing it New York a few years later. Beyond this he owns his own recording studio where he writes and arranges music for contemporary dance companies, educational children's songs and Digital Media.