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May 11, 2024

Doors 6pm, Show 7pm / $45 General Admission

Martha Mooke, 2024 Grammy award winner, is acclaimed for her electrifying performances and compositions, is a pioneering electric violist/composer, highly regarded for her artistry and innovative educational programs. She transcends musical boundaries, enhancing classical training with extended techniques, technology and improvisation.

A leading electric and multi-style string player, she has performed with Barbra Streisand, David Bowie, Philip Glass, Elton John, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Laurie Anderson, Andrea Bocelli, Star Wars in Concert, and Tony Bennett among many others.

She is Founder and Artistic Director of the Scorchio Quartet (featured on David Bowie’s Heathen CD) which performs as resident quartet in the Tibet House Benefit Concerts at Carnegie Hall produced by Philip Glass.

Mooke has received awards from ASCAP, Meet the Composer, Arts International and Fellowships at the MacDowell Colony. She has been commissioned by Symphony Space, Arizona State University, Tribeca New Music Festival, and many others.

She has created musical arrangements for Phoebe Bridgers, Debbie Harry, Carly Simon, Sturgill Simpson, Iggy Pop, Sharon Jones and Tibetan musicians Tenzin Choegyal and Techung. Her catalog of works includes solo, chamber, symphonic band and orchestra as well as multimedia, film, theater and ballet scores. Her genre-defying recordings include recent collaboration with David Rothenburg, BUZZ: Music in Harmony with Nature, Enharmonic Vision, Bowing’s Cafe Mars, and No Ordinary Window, with Grammy winning producer, Cynthia Daniels.





May 11
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$ 45
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