A member of The Cleveland Orchestra since June 2001, prize-winning cellist Martha Baldwin previously served as principal cello of the Canton and Wheeling Symphony Orchestras, co-principal of the Cleveland Chamber Symphony and assistant principal of the Cleveland Chamber Symphony. She is active in the community as a chamber musician with fellow Orchestra members, a performer for the Orchestra's Learning Through Music program, a faculty member at the Cleveland Music School Settlement and a volunteer at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.


  • Bachelor’s degree, Rice University (with Desmond Hoebig) 
  • MM, Cleveland Institute of Music (with Stephen Geber)

Teaching Experience

  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • University of Akron