Born and raised in Madrid, Spain, pianist and composer Marta Sánchez is actively working in the contemporary creative music scene in New York City and around the globe. Charting a significant path through her innovative and original music, she has reached an international audience, gaining significant global recognition.
As a bandleader, she is currently working with her New York based Quintet, with her band Room Tales, featuring singer Sara Serpa, and with the Quartet Open Can, featuring Ralph Alessi, Michael Formanek and Mark Ferber. She is involved in many other music projects as a collaborator, performer, and/or studio musician in the United States and abroad.
She received prizes for the best soundtrack for short film in the festivals Alcalá de Henares, Curtficcion in Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. In 2017 and 2021 she received the prestigious grant for a residency from the MacDowell Colony, where Marta wrote prepared piano repertoire.