About Martha

Martha Kemm Barrett Landes was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma and loves the stateShe taught music in Broken Arrow and Tulsa Public schools and consistently wrote songs for her choirs and all children of the state - including Oklahoma, My Native Land, the official state children's song.
Kids with Character is used widely in elementary schools to enhance Character Education programs.  In addition to the songs listed on the home page, Martha has written hundreds of songs for children and 13 full musicals (Jack and the Beanstalk, The Emperor's New Clothes to name a few) of which sevearl are being performed regularly in children's theaters and schools.  These are available upon request.
Martha recently got remarried and resides in New Mexico, but visits her native land regularly and still considers it home.