Martina Brodbeck was born in Basel and studied violoncello at the Musikakademie Basel under Thomas Demenga. After an additional course at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Den Haag under Michael Müller, she obtained the concert diploma with distinction at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Biel/Bern under Conradin Brotbek. She followed the master classes of Peter Buck, Reinhard Latzko, Jaap ter Linden and Pieter Wispelway
Martina Brodbeck is a member of the Basel-Sinfonietta and solo violoncellist with the Aargauer Kammerorchester. She is particularly active in the field of contemporary music and plays with chamber music ensembles in Europe, Asia and the United States. She has made radio and CD recordings.