Marta Sofa Honer


Marta is an active musician that has performed across the United States, Quebec, Spain, and Portugal. Working in both classical and contemporary fields, Marta has performed and recorded with variety of groups including Beyoncé, Kamasi Washington,  Portugal. The Man, Hollywood Chamber Orchestra, and more. 

Located in Los Angeles, Marta freelances as a viola and violin performer and teacher. She enjoys time in the studio recording for films, televison, games, and pop music. She regularly performs with artists from around the country, and the contemporary chamber ensemble Sonic Open Orchestra.

Born and raised in Madison, WI, Marta left her hometown early to finish high school at the acclaimed Interlochen Arts Academy where she studied both violin and viola. Graduating with a focus on viola, she moved to Chicago to receive a B.M. from DePaul University, studying under Rami Solomonow (Lyric Opera) and various Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians.

An avid teacher as well as a performer, Marta has enhanced her pedagogy training by taking Suzuki Method coursework at the American Suzuki Institute, DePaul Community Music Division and with teachers at the Colburn School. She currently is a teaching artist for the Harmony Project.