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Biography
Ren Martin-Doike is a versatile performer on a mission to share music with diverse audiences around the world. Ms. Martin-Doike has performed throughout Europe, Asia, and the Americas as a soloist and member of a diverse range of ensembles including Duo RenJi, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Benny Rietveld Jazz Quintet. Often heard on the radio, Ms. Martin-Doike has notably played for broadcasts on Radio France, American Public Radio, National Public radio as well as RTHK television in Hong Kong. 
 
Passionate about contemporary music, Ms. Martin-Doike has premiered numerous works, notably Toccatina à la Turk by virtuoso violist and composer Atar Arad, Unusta IV by Riho Esko Maimets, as well as the Sonate pour deux altos by Alain Louvier with renowned violist Pierre-Henri Xuereb. In the 2015-2016 season Ms. Martin-Doike performed regularly at the Fondation des États-Unis as a Harriet Hale Woolley Scholar. She is the recepient of many prizes including the Fontys prize and the loan of a Pfretzschner bow from the Rubinstein International Viola Competition in Germany, as well as the prize for the Best String Quartet at the Maurice Ravel Foundation Competition in France.

Ms. Martin-Doike has benefited from masterclass instruction from some of the world’s top violists, including Bruno Pasquier, Gérard Caussé, Bruno Giurana, Nobuko Imai, and Atar Arad. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Ms. Martin-Doike earned her master’s degree in 2017 with a unanimous first prize from the jury at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris.
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