Marta-Liisa Talvet (b. 1998) is a young Estonian composer. She is currently studying composition under Prof. Elena Mendoza at the Universität der Künste, Berlin. She has previously studied composition at Heino Eller Music School in Tartu, and has also studied semiotics and culture theory at the University of Tartu. Her works investigate music’s relationship to a broader, cultural context. She is interested in communicating socially critical messages through music.