ZOE_3604me-retouched-webZoë Martin-Doike, Violin

2012, Violin Section Member
2012, Chamber Music Series 

Zoë Martin-Doike, 22, from Honolulu entered the Curtis Institute of Music in 2008 and studies with renowned violinist Pamela Frank. This year, Ms. Martin-Doike has the distinction of serving as concert master of the Curtis Symphony Orchestra, which will traveled to Germany this spring to participate in the Dresden Festival, alongside such orchestras as the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonics.

Ms. Martin-Doike began studying violin at age six in her native Hawaii. Since then she has performed as a soloist with the Richardson Symphony, Hawaii Youth Symphony, Honolulu Symphony, Bloomington Symphony Orchestra, Bloomington Pops Orchestra, and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Martin-Doike performed on NPR’s From the Top and Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion. She won first place in the 2009 Lennox International Young Artists Competition, first place in the MTNA senior string competition, and a Morning Music Club scholarship. Ms. Martin-Doike has been a member of the Hawaii Youth Symphony, University of Hawaii Symphony Orchestra, Musical Arts Youth Orchestra (Bloomington, Ind.), and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Side-By-Side program. She has participated in the Indiana University Summer Music Festival, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Taos Chamber Music Festival, and New York String Orchestra Seminar.
Prior to entering Curtis, she studied violin with Hiroko Primrose, her mother, Joan Martin-Doike, James Stanford, and Mimi Zweig.

Current Positions

Curtis Institute of Music, Student

Curtis Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster


Where did you grow up?

Honolulu, Hawaii


Where is your current residence?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


When did you start playing your instrument?

Age 6


What other instruments do you play?

Viola and piano


If you were stranded on a deserted island, with whom would you like to be stranded?

Tough question….. Probably my cat, Singha