Cellist, composer, performer, cabaret artist, educator, creative mentor, podcaster and concert narrator, the increasingly un-categorisable Zoë Martlew travels the world as solo performer and has worked with some of the world’s most renowned contemporary music ensembles, chamber groups, improvisation, film, electronica, multi-media, pop, rock, dance and theatre companies and her own one woman show, Revue Z.
Zoë was a judge on BBC TV’s Maestro and Young Musician of the Year; regular guest on BBC Proms, Radio 3, Newsnight Review; jury member for competitions including Royal Philharmonic Society, Ivor Novello Awards, Eurovision Song Contest; concert presenter/online host for Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre and London Sinfonietta. Her music is published by Schott.
She is much in demand for educational activities, including tutor Tanglewood Contemporary Music Festival (U.S.), National Youth Orchestra GB, artistic director Saigon Chamber Music Festival (Vietnam), tutor/lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music.
She studied at the Royal College of Music, Clare College, Cambridge, the Royal Academy of Music and the Chopin Academy in Warsaw.