Maria Weissman is a musician, singer, and songwriter from the United States who now resides in Los Angeles.
Maria has a unique ability that is unparalleled and unmatched by anybody else. Her vocal dexterity is something that should be looked into further.
Have you ever found yourself asking, “Why am I the one coping with the repercussions of someone else’s horrible actions?” in response to a situation? Then, after a long time has passed, they are no longer there, and you are forced to cope with the aftermath of everything, which may leave you feeling haunted.
Maria Weissman, a singer and songwriter, was recently interviewed about her first single “Kill a Ghost.” During the conversation, she candidly addressed her musical path and her goals, and she also presented the premiere of her most recent hit.
What is your real and showbiz name?
Where are you from (hometown)?
I’m originally from Boston, MA and currently live in Los Angeles, CA
How did you get into music?
I started playing the flute at 6 years old and singing in the choir at 8. Music’s definitely always been a huge part of my life! In high school, I received a scholarship from Berklee College of Music to study Jazz flute in their 5-Week program. I was also a huge White Stripes fan in high school, and also started learning guitar and piano so I could play their songs.
What field or genre are you into and give a brief description of what your field feels like?
I’d describe my music as the musical lovechild of The White Stripes and Fiona Apple.
I really wanted to flip the script and just go wild exploring a totally different way of handling toxicity. The overall message of the song is one of empowerment – that we can flip the script and reach that clarity and inner peace that we all seek after devastation.
Who or what inspires you or motivates you? And why?
Community-based activists, practitioners, and organizations like Ctznwell, Michelle Cassandra Johnson, Kyra Haglund, Hala Khouri, RW Alves, Nikki Myers and Lama Rod Owens are working tirelessly to create a more trauma-informed, equitable, and joyful society.
What does your current song/album mean to you?
Have you ever wondered “why am I the one dealing with the aftermath of someone else’s terrible actions?” Then, they’re long gone, and you’re left dealing with the impact of it all, feeling haunted?
The overall message of “Kill a Ghost” is one of empowerment – that we can flip the script and reach that clarity and inner peace that we all seek after the devastation.
In this song, I really wanted to just go wild exploring a totally different way of handling toxicity.
What do you do aside from this profession?
I also teach voice, piano, flute, guitar, and songwriting privately.
What are your hobbies?
I love to hike, run, swim, and practice yoga. I also make my own candles.