UFRJ Brazilian Federal University of Music - Classical piano; Conservatory of Music in Rio de Janeiro - Music Theory Program Certificate; UFF Brazilian Federal Fluminense University - First Medieval Music Program; Santa Úrsula University in Rio de Janeiro - Third Medieval Music Program; International pianist Luiz Medalha - Two years of Classical Piano Lessons; International pianist /arranger Luiz Eça - Two years of Improvisation/ Harmony; Composer/ Maestro Leonardo Sá - Composition; Maestro David Kyle (Seattle) - Voice; Steve Wall (Seattle Opera) - Voice; Margriet Tindemans & Seattle Medieval Women's Choir - Medieval singing; Mady Kaye (Zach Theatre Austin) - Voice; Herbie Hancock Masterclass - Jazz piano;
NARAS - voting member; LARAS - voting member; BMI; A F of M; INDIE COLLABORATIVE
Paula Maya is an award winning Brazilian pianist, keyboardist, singer, composer and recording artist, nominated Best Brazilian Musician living in the US. Her new single Corcovado (Ao Vivo) is available now in all major digital platforms, officially released on Sunday March 28th 2021 on Yellow House Records, mastered by sound engineer Nick Landis, who was nominated for a Grammy with Austin artist Ruthie Foster. The virtual release concert will be Friday April 30th at noon CDT at www.facebook.com/paulamayamusica. Listen and find all links to the single now at paulamaya.hearnow.com
Nominated Best Brazilian Musician Living in the US.
- Focus Web News Brazilian International Press Awards
- Jonathan Overby / The Road to Higher Ground, Wisconsin NPR
“Keyboardist, singer and songwriter Paula Maya creates sophisticated and soothing melodies.”
- Leyla Aksu / KUTX Austin TX