Meet the Musicians Cello

Martha Baldwin


Orchestra member since 2001

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Education: Rice University, The Cleveland Institute of Music

Studied with: Desmond Hoebig, Stephen Geber

Instrument: Martha plays a 1975 Lawrence LaMay cello made in Lexington, Kentucky.

About Martha:

Martha lives with her husband, Micah, daughter Zoe and their dog, Abby. She enjoys traveling, cooking, hiking, and playing piano. Some of Martha's favorite Cleveland Orchestra experiences include the fully staged production of Don Giovanni, Turangalîla Symphony, Brahms Requiem in Vienna, and playing four Bruckner Symphonies in five days at Lincoln Center. When she takes a break from classical music, Martha listens to Blue Rodeo, Mumford & Sons, Cold Play and Aerosmith.