Martha Colby - Cellist - West Yellowstone, Montana

Martha Colby - Cellist | West Yellowstone, Montana

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Country: United States
Based In: West Yellowstone, Montana
Performs: Worldwide
From: $200
Traditional, nontraditional and very untraditional Cellist, Pianist, Singer songwriter, arranger. 30 years experience as professional performer, entertainer, studio musician and teacher.
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Martha Colby is an incredibly versatile musician, able to accommodate numerous functions. As a soloist, her main instrument is the cello. She is a well versed and lovely classical cellist. However, she also knows how to swing and excels in jazz as well as rock music. In her available bag of tricks, she uses a loop pedal (amongst other effects) which allows her to record herself as she plays, layering sounds to create a wonderful atmosphere for any occasion. She also sings and plays piano and is known to do all 3 at once. Her concerts are as diverse as she is. She sings and plays her original ...

Set-List

Bach suites 1-5
Classic classical wedding music
Kummer, Handel, Mozart, Bartok, Telemann,
jazz standards -numerous
pop tunes like Billy Jean, Roar, Smooth Criminal, Sweet Dreams are Made of This
classic rock tunes like Mother, Black Dog, Fly Like an Eagle, Comfortably Numb
Folk rock tunes like Both Sides Now, Harvest Moon, Old Man, Angel from Montgomery, Wichita Lineman
Film favorites like The Gael from Last of the Mohicans, Game of Thrones theme, Harry Potter, On Golden Pond
Original songs which can be sampled at www.Marthacolbymusic.com

Biography

Cellist, pianist, writer, singer, arranger, and teacher, Martha Colby, “scrapes, glides and plucks her way like a flame” (Performing Songwriter magazine). Having spent her summers since 2007 with the Lake Quartet at Yellowstone Park, Martha left her freelance career in NYC to be out in the mountains with the bears, mountain goats, wolves and spaciousness of the west. She currently works as a pianist and cellist at the historic Old Faithful Inn, Old Faithful Snow Lodge, and continues to perform with the quartet at Lake Village. She has performed in such ensembles as the band October Projec ...

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Experience

Xanterra Parks & Resorts 2007-COVID
2007-COVID - member of the Lake String Quartet at the historic Lake Hotel in Yellowstone National Park. With a vast and diverse repertoire, perform for 4 hours a night, 5 nights a week for 2 months every summer.
2011-COVID Resident soloist at the Old Faithful Inn (summer, when not with the string quartet) and Old Faithful Snow Lodge (winter). Perform for 4 hours per night, 5 nights a week on cello, piano and vocals. Constantly updating and adding to my repertoire varying from Debussy's Clair De Lune on piano, to AC/DC's Thunderstruck on cello, Scott Jop ...

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Anniversary Party Birthday Party (Adult) Bridal Shower Charity / Fundraising Event Christening Christmas Party Club Party Cocktail Party / Drinks Reception Community Event Concerts / Tours Corporate Event Cruise Ships Dinner Party Engagement Party Festival / Outdoor Event Funeral/Memorial Service Hotel Event Jewish Wedding New Year's Eve Party Nursing / Care Home Event Private Party Product Launch / Promotion Restaurant / Bar / Pub Event Retirement Party School Event Social Club Theaters / Stage Trade Show / Exhibitions University / College Event Virtual Event Wedding Ceremony Wedding Cocktail/Drinks Reception Wedding Reception

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