Zoë Martin-Doike, Viola

Violinist/violist Zoë Martin-Doike is an exciting and versatile artist who engages in a wide variety of musical activities. A passionate chamber musician, Zoë was a founding violinist of the Aizuri Quartet which garnered top prizes at the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition and held residencies at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia while she was a member. She has also received top prizes at the Primrose International Viola Competition and the Lennox International Young Artist Competition on viola and violin, respectively, and most recently won the 2019 Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra Competition, earning a solo appearance with the group this season. Zoë has attended the Marlboro Music Festival, the Steans Institute at Ravinia as well as the Sarasota, Norfolk, and Taos Chamber Music Festivals. This summer, she will lead the viola section in the Lake Area Music Festival’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos. Zoë did her undergraduate studies with renowned violinist, Pamela Frank at the Curtis Institute of Music, where she served as concertmaster for the 2011-12 school year, and her master’s degree at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where she double-majored in violin and viola under the tutelage of Mimi Zweig and Atar Arad respectively. She was the violist of the quartet selected for the coveted Kuttner Quartet Fellowship and had the opportunity to perform both the Walton Viola Concerto and the Brahms Violin Concerto with university orchestras during her time at IU. Zoë is currently Acting Assistant Principal Viola of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, and has also frequently joined the Philadelphia Orchestra for tours of Europe and Asia.


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