Soprano Martha Cluver has performed as soloist with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, Janacek Philharmonic, Remix Ensemble, Prague Modern, and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. Noted performances include Feldman’s Neither, George Benjamin’s Into the Little Hill, Shelter by Bang on a Can, and many works by Steve Reich. As a chamber musician, she has collaborated with groups such as Alarm Will Sound, Signal, Dogs of Desire, Axiom, Zorn Vocal Quintet, NEXUS, So Percussion and ACME.
Composers that Martha has worked closely with include John Zorn, Caleb Burhans, Chris Kapica, Nico Muhly, David Mallamud, Elizabeth Kelly, Paul Mealor and Emmanuel Nunes. As a choral musician, Martha is a member of the Trinity Choir Wall Street, Antioch, Voices of Ascension, and Clarion. She has worked under the baton of many greats such as Bradley Lubman, Peter Rundel, Stefan Parkman, Julian Wachner, Andrew Parrot, Alan Pierson, David Alan Miller, Simon Carrington, and Jane Glover. She has also performed new work by John Zorn, for NYCO VOX Festival, and works by Caleb Burhans, Fifth House Ensemble, and itsnotyouitsme. Martha’s discography includes recordings by Naxos, Nonesuch, Cantaloupe, Mode and Tsadik.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Viola Performance from the Eastman School of Music. She currently resides in Manhattan, NY, along with her husband and music collaborator, Caleb Burhans.