Maria is a crossover, experimental and classical violoncellist. Seattle is now her home. A full time musician, Maria shares her love of performing and recording music with her kick-ass talented friends (Begin Scarseth, Alex Guy, Jherek Bischoff, Jason Webley, Paul Kikuchi, Paris Hurley, Eyvind Kang, Caroline Kapp, Ahamefule Oluo, Michael Owcharuk).
Maria's cello sounds can be heard on the albums of John Zorn/Eyvind Kang, The Head and the Heart, Amanda Palmer, Recess Monkey, Fightstar, Spekulation, Katrina Parker, The Angel Band Project, Led to Sea, B’shnorkestra, Scrape, The Jane Austen Argument, Michael Owcharuk, ÄÄNIPÄÄ, and Golden Hornet Project.
While living in Hollywood, Maria performed with Cat Power, Jody Watley and Seth MacFarlane, toured internationally with String Theory and nationally with Florence Henderson's show "All the Lives of Me."