Lecturer II, Piano
Martha Dalager has performed with Music with the Maestro concerts with members of the New Mexico Symphony, Chamber Magic at the Kimo Theatre, Pro Musica in Santa Fe, Santa Fe Opera Mosaics and on the Roswell Chamber Series. She has also accompanied for summer workshops, including the Richard Miller Workshop in Flagstaff, AZ and the Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan.
Martha has accompanied hundreds of singers and instrumentalists, professional and amateur throughout her years in Albuquerque. Also, a treasured choral accompanist for the University Chorus at UNM, New Mexico Symphonic Youth Chorus and De Profundis, Martha is the staff accompanist for the Vocal Artistry Art Song Festival in Albuquerque, NM and is a founding board member.
Martha was born in Minneapolis, where she started her piano studies with Thelma Johnson. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Piano Performance from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN. While studying at Gustavus, she spent a year at the Institute of European Studies in Vienna, Austria. Martha holds a Master’s Degree in Collaborative Piano from Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. She studied with Lois McLeod while at ASU. Martha taught on the Piano Faculty at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ and NAU’s Summer Music Camp before moving to Albuquerque. She has twin boys, John and Paul.