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Maria Louise Newman

Maria Louise Newman

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    “Hugely musical, bewitching, witty, profound and playful, with an instantly recognizable and unusually appealing musical personality, Maria Newman is one of the most charming and distinctive composers of her generation.” Jim Svejda, NPR’s “The Record Shelf Guide to the Classical Repertoire”/KUSC Radio. American composer/conductor/violinist/violist/pianist and educator Maria Newman has been commended and recognized by the U.S. Congress for her work in the field of music composition, performance, and recording, as well as earning accolades as an Annenberg Foundation Composition Fellow, a Mary Pickford Library & Foundation Composition Fellow, and a Variety American Music Legend.

    “This is real genius.” Fanfare Magazine

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
    • Orchestrator
    • Pit Musician (Other)
    • Sound Designer/Composer
    • Live Sound Engineer

    My Primary Instrument

    • Violin, Viola, Piano

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Viola
    • Violin

    Software

    • Finale
    • Pro-Tools
    • Sibelius

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz

    Affiliations

    • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
    • ASCAP
    • THE RECORDING ACADEMY
    • SAG/AFTRA
    • THE SONGWRITERS GUILD OF AMERICA (SGA)