With a velveteen voice, charmingly straightforward delivery, and nuanced rhythmic
sensibilities, versatile singer Maria Schafer enjoys presenting lyrical gems from the
realms of jazz standards, Brazilian music, and pop tunes in beautifully modern
Currently touring as the featured vocalist with The World Famous Glenn Miller
Orchestra, Ms. Schafer has enjoyed the opportunity to perform for audiences across
the United States, Canada, Australia, Latvia, and Japan.
As a recording artist, Ms. Schafer can be heard as a featured vocalist on albums "So
Right..." from The James Kob Experience, "Living In The Question" from sax player
Eric Hirschhorn, and "Singin' In The Rain" and "Imagine", both from vocal jazz group
Maria has been awarded Outstanding Soloist Awards at the Next Generation Jazz
Festival and Reno Jazz Festival, and for 4 consecutive years served as a leading
member of vocal jazz groups which won Downbeat Student Awards for "Best Vocal
Jazz Ensemble" or "Outstanding Performance".