Musician/Songwriter/Performer/Philanthropist Maria Wade has dedicated her life to music and performing to help those in need while inspiring goodwill in all. "I have longed to inspire others through my music and performing". Since 8 years old Maria has performed venues of all sizes, from record store fronts, festivals, churches, auditoriums to name a few.
As a working performer of over 25 years, she was able to educate herself and gain experience in other parts of the entertainment industry such as acting, modeling, audio/video productions and promotions. Former vocal coach for the Musicians Community Center & Rock Academy, has been a consultant for many local music venues, bars, small business, musical entertainers, organized several charitable benefits, as well as assisted many, such as friends, colleagues, and associates in learning how to promote their small business, events and venues while promoting her own music career and events.
Everything in her life revolves around her mortality, beliefs, humanitarian causes in combination with the love of music.
Brianna Wilkinson is a Rochester College alumna with a Bachelor of Science in Music and Theatre with a Business Administration Minor. While at RC she was involved in many musical theatre productions, including the role of Florinda in “Into the Woods,” Baby Kangaroo in “Seussical,” and in the ensemble for “Jesus Christ Superstar.” She was also a member of the “A Cappella Chorus” and a cappella ensemble, “Autumn” for four years. Through these groups she has been able to tour and sing across the country for music festivals including locations such as California, Oklahoma, Florida, and Carnegie Hall in New York City.
She is a member of the Archdiocesan Choir of Detroit and sings with the group for various events in the archdiocese. Experiences from this choir included a trip to sing at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome, Italy and an opportunity to sing with the Sistine Chapel Choir at the Detroit Opera House.
She has been teaching music lessons since the Summer of 2015. She loves music and hopes to instill a love for music in her students. Brianna also enjoys writing, arranging, recording, and performing her own music as well. You can find her and her music online: