Maria is a trained classical musician with a Bachelor’s degree at the Rotterdam Conservatory and a Master’s degree at the Norwegian Academy of Music. She works as a freelancer and often plays at weddings, recordings, orchestras, bands or chamber music. Although she is classically trained, she often plays other genres of music such as jazz, tango, pop, folk music and flamenco. Maria also loves to improvise both acoustically and with a loop station. She has a wide repertoire and can easily adapt for many different events.

In addition to cello solo, Maria often plays with string quartet, duo with guitar or 2 cellos duet.