Martina Berther

Martina Berther, Schweizer Musikpreis 2020
Martina Berther

Martina Berther

Bass guitarist with international resonance

Martina Berther was born in 1984 and grew up in Chur. One of the most versatile electric bassists on the Swiss music scene, her musical spectrum ranges from pop, jazz, punk and noise to experimental music and free improvisation. She tours internationally with her duo Ester Poly (with Béatrice Graf), the band AUL, solo as Frida Stroom, or with singer Sophie Hunger. Martina Berther composes music for films, is interested in interdisciplinary collaborations, works as multi-instrumentalist and session musician, and has published more than 23 albums. In 2018, she was awarded the Werkjahr grant by the City of Zurich. In 2012, she graduated from Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) with a master’s degree in Music Pedagogy and Performance Jazz.



Frida Stroom, Gamut Festival 2017

Ester Poly, Moods (2019)

Ester Poly, Field Session B-Sides 2018

mit Sophie Hunger: 2019 Heimatsound Festival 2019