Prelude Wind Ensemble Bassoon Instructor Marta Troicki has extensive experience as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician, which has taken her to many places in the United States and around the world. Her musical journey started in her native Poland and continued in New York where she enjoyed performing with New York Choral Society Orchestra, Queensborough Symphony Orchestra, and Five: a Woodwind Quintet.
She has performed at numerous locations, including the Carnegie Music Hall in New York City, with the Arab Emirates Philharmonic Orchestra in Dubai and recently in Bangkok, Thailand. She has held a principal bassoon position with Pittsburgh Live Chamber Orchestra, among others. She is an active soloist who has performed numerous times with the Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra and the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra in Minneapolis. Outside of performing as a soloist and recitalist, Marta is an active chamber musician; she is the founder and director of Sonora Winds, an all women chamber ensemble.
Marta holds Bachelor Degree in Music Education from Hofstra University in New York, a Master of Music Degree from the Purchase Conservatory of Music in New York, an Artist Diploma Degree from the F. Chopin Conservatory of Music in Warsaw, Poland, and Doctor Degree in bassoon performance from the University of Minnesota School of Music. Marta’s principal teachers include John Miller Jr., Nancy Goeres, Donald MacCourt, Boguslaw Gadawski, and Norbert Nielubowski.