Cellist Martha Siegel
Martha is a cellist and cello teacher working out of her Park Slope studio “Martha’s Music Studio”, at the United Nations
International School-Queens and The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. Every Summer she teaches strings and chamber music at Camp Common Ground in Starksboro, Vermont. She also teaches for Musika, an organization that matches up music teachers and students through the internet.
As a performing cellist, she works in many chamber groups and directs her own, Brooklyn Brandenburgers, along with other string quartets and small ensembles. She is principal cellist for the Brooklyn Conservatory
Community Orchestra. From 1976 to 1997she performed, toured and recorded with Argentine singer/songwriter Suni Paz and with Calle Strada Strasse, a trio with English concertina, mandolin, and cello. All told, she has played cello on 23 albums. Underlying her work is a strong belief in the connection between music and the community. To this end, she has produced numerous children’s concerts, chamber music concerts and music festivals in Park Slope for organizations.