Martha Cargo

  • 717 Sterling Place Apt 11 | Brooklyn, NY

Arts Administrator

Work History

Work History
Feb 2014 - Jan 2015

Assistant to the Music Director

Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Provide administrative support to the Music Director, including drafting artist contracts, concert program notes, blog posts; concert production and archiving.

Jul 2012 - Feb 2014

Office Manager

Built NY

• Reception duties, including answering phone and transferring calls, as well as greeting clients as first point of contact in busy office • Help manage office communications, including shipping for accounting and sales departments • Oversee office supply orders from various vendors and liaise with super, electricians, handymen, and technicians for office maintenance

Dec 2011 - Mar 2013

Operations Manager

Ensemble Moto Perpetuo

• Strategized for the first full concert season for a new music chamber orchestra (programming, venue, grant research) • Oversaw intern research on contemporary music blogs, criticism, and programming • Copy edited all marketing and grant materials, as well as communications to the ensemble

Oct 2009 - Aug 2010

Administrative Assistant

Inspirica

• Answering multi-line phone system as first point of contact for potential and current clients • Provided prompt and helpful customer service • Helped manage busy office communications, including filing, faxing, copying, and shipping • Maintained office-wide calendar in Microsoft Outlook for staff appointments and meetings

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - May 2012

MM, Contemporary Flute Performance

Manhattan School of Music
Aug 2007 - May 2009

MM, Classical Flute Performance

SUNY-Purchase
Tutor in Math Proficiency and French at the Purchase College Learning Center, Circulation Assistant at the Purchase College Library, busser at Rebecca's Restaurant
Jan 2007 - Jun 2007

Semester Abroad

CUPA-Paris
Study abroad in Paris, France. Studies at Université Paris IV and private flute study with Catherine Cantin (supersoloiste, Opéra de la Bastille)
Aug 2002 - May 2007

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Music (B.M.)

Oberlin College
Member of Collegium Musicum, swing and salsa dancer, 2-year resident of French House, Tutor in Aural Skills, Math and Chemistry

Skills

Skills

Performing Arts

Editing

Piano

Conducting

Music

Blogging

Music Education

Music Production

Concerts

Performing

Opera

Ensemble

Chamber Music

Flute

Contemporary Music