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Martina Berther

Bass and other Instruments. Sidewoman / solo artist / producer ° Ester Poly ° Frida Stroom ° AUL

Professional activities:

  • Arrangement
  • Composition
  • Drums
  • E-bass
  • Logic Pro
  • Music teaching
  • Producing
  • Sound Design
  • Vocals

Hobbies and interests:

  • Alpine horn
  • Cultural organisation / management
  • Cultural politics
  • Homestudio recording
  • Mixing


Frida Stroom Ester Poly



{eng} Born and raised in Chur and now living in Zurich, Martina Berther is one of the most versatile electric bassists in the Swiss music scene. Her sound spectrum ranges from pop music to experimental to free improvisation. With her bands Ester Poly and AUL, solo aka Frida Stroom she travels internationally. She writes music for films, is interested in interdisciplinary collaborations and works as a multi-instrumentalist and session musician. In 2018 she received the „Werkjahr“ grant from the city of Zurich. In 2020 she was awarded with the swiss music prize. In 2012 she graduated with the Masters of Arts in Music Pedagogy and in Performance Jazz at the HSLU. ° ° ° ° ° ° °

Plays/Played with:

Sophie Hunger, Big Zis, Anna Frey, Polydeuces Pollux, Revolte auf Luna Stroom, Florian Egli Weird Beard, True, Long Tall Jefferson, Me, Valentin & You, URSINA, Bibi Vaplan, Christy Doran: 144 Strings for a Broken Chord, Simone Lappert, Fischermanns Orchestra and many more.

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