Ceramist, writer and cellist Martine is the Creative Butterfly. She studied baroque as well as modern cello, among others at the Fontys Conservatory in Tilburg and the Schumann Academy in Utrecht.
Martine is a keen and versatile chamber musician. Her ensemble history ranges from baroque chamber music in string quartet Col Legno, via music by unknown composers in Intermezzo, to contemporary classical music with string orchestra Zoroaster, a group specialising in the performance of the 20th and 21th century repertoire.
Her discography includes one of Mozart’s quartets (De Haske Publications B.V.) Mozart’s Requiem (Brabants Conservatorium) and an Uccelini Sonata (for the promocd of the music school in Valkenswaard). She is also active as a guest and studio musician for film soundtracks and various pop, rock and folk bands. As a composer/arranger, Martine published a book with English and Irish Duets for cello (De Haske Publications B.V.) and various pieces for cello solo, string quartet, cello and piano etc. in Encore!Magazine.
Next to her activities as a musician, Martine is chief editor of Encore!Magazine, a classical music magazine for youngsters. She studied musicology and Russian and started her Ph-D about Mermaids in Music in September 2009.
More…? Visit Martine’s personal website @ www.madebymartine.com