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Martyna Bleke



What do you love about music?
You can put all your soul into it and play the way you feel.

Who is your favorite artist?
Frederic Chopin

What are your top 5 desert island albums?
Muza Chopin Complete works 1950 – Wladyslaw Szpilman
6 Cello Suites – Maisky Misha
Soul of the Tango – Astor Piazzolla & Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone – Yo-Yo Ma
Wonders – The Piano Guys

Do you play in a band or currently perform?
Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Symphony of the Lakes, Marion Philharmonic, PFW faculty trio, Heartland Sings, Evermore Strings, and a string duo with Candace Murphy.



Rzeszow, Poland, native Martyna Bleke is an accomplished cellist and instructor whose talents have taken her worldwide. Since earning her Master of Arts from the Karol Lipinski University of Music, some of her orchestral highlights include recording Brahms’s works in the Polish radio and television studio in Wroclaw, performing for the grand opening of the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany, and having the pleasure to work under the great Kurt Masur, conductor of the New York Philharmonic. In 2014, Martyna moved to Fort Wayne, where she has remained an active member of the region’s arts community. From cello instructor at PFW, Sweetwater Academy/Mynett Music, and the Community Arts Academy to her performances with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the PFW faculty trio, Heartland Sings, and as principal cellist of the PFW community orchestra, she always has her cello by her side. Allow Martyna to guide your cello adventure.