Born in Belarus, flutist Maruta Staravoitava currently resides in Germany. Her musical tastes range from the Baroque to contemporary music, where she particularly enjoys working directly with
living composers. She is a proud member of the Inverspace ensemble in Switzerland, as well as the EXPERIMENTAL Ensemble in Freiburg, Germany.
In the 2014/15 season, Maruta appeared in a chamber music recital with pianist Jonathan Santagada at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; and participated in the Culturescapes Festival with the Inverspace Ensemble, as well as the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino with the Contempoarte Ensemble. Most recently, she collaborated with the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale Santa Cecilia, conducted by Sir Antonio Pappano in Rome.
An active teacher and animateur, Maruta has delivered many successful lectures and masterclasses at the Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts (Minsk), the University of the Philippines College of Music ( Manila,Phillipines), the Center for the Electroacoustic Music at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Russia) and at the School for Music and Fine Arts in Paraná (Brazil).
She is invited regularly to play at international festivals such as the Wien Modern Festival, Warsaw Autumn Festival, Moscow Autumn Festival, and the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland, among others.