Martha Stoddard

Martha Stoddard earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Humboldt State University and a Master of Music degree from San Francisco State University, where she studied flute, conducting and composition. Her compositions have been performed by the American Composer’s Forum, Avenue Winds and Carla Rees at the San Francisco Chamber Wind Festival, the New Directions Series of the Bakersfield Symphony, San Francisco Choral Artists, San Francisco Composers’ Chamber Orchestra, schwungvoll!, the Community Women’s Orchestra, Womensing, and in the Trinity Chamber Concert Series and the New Music Forum Festival of Contemporary Music. Ms. Stoddard is the Artistic Director of the Oakland Civic Orchestra and Associate Conductor of the San Francisco Composers’ Chamber Orchestra. She is featured on alto flute on Capstone Records CPS 8787 in John Bilotta’s Shadow Tree and in John Thow’s Cantico on Palatino label #1001 with Marika Kuzma, conductor.

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