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Martha Mooke

Martha Mooke, the pioneering electro-acoustic violist, is acclaimed for her electrifying performances and compositions, transcending musical boundaries. A Yamaha Artist and leading clinician on electric string playing and improvisation, she has performed with Barbra Streisand, David Bowie, Philip Glass, Andrea Bocelli, Elton John, Trey Anastasio, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Laurie Anderson, Tony Bennett, Patti Smith and many others. 

Mooke is Founder and Artistic Director of the Scorchio Quartet featured on Bowie’s Heathen CD. She received the prestigious ASCAP Concert Music Award for creating ASCAP’s new music showcase THRU THE WALLS featuring composer/performers whose work defies categorization.