I have almost 20 years of performing professionally for weddings, corporate events, private parties, bars and restaurants. I'm a Berklee College of Music trained vocalist with a soulful and powerful voice and engaging stage presence. My specialty is Motown, pop and classic rock.
I sing and play the guitar and ukulele so I offer a wide variety of setups to fit your needs:
Solo singing guitarist
Tropical/Caribbean duo (Steel Drum, Guitar, Ukelele)
I provide a full PA sound set up.
Contact me above and let's make your party or special day memorable
Maria Rose was excellent!!!! She was early to the event, engaging, and played all of the songs we asked for as promised. Her musical ability is in credible and I would definitely recommend her services to anyone looking for an extremely talented guitarist/singer. I could give her more than 5 stars, I would.
Response from Maria Rose Entertainment:
Thank you so much, Dave! I was so happy to be a part of your daughter’s graduation party. Your family and friends are so nice. I’m glad you enjoyed the music. Thanks for your hospitality as well. I’d be more than happy to play for you all again if the need ever arises. Take care!
Maria Rose arrived on time. Presented herself very well. She was very well received. She's a talented singer and guitarist. Engaging. We would rehire again if needed
Response from Maria Rose Entertainment:
Thank you, Sally! I really enjoyed playing at your event. Let me know if you need any music in the future. Thanks again!
What to Expect
You can expect a prompt and early set-up time and a professional and polite attitude.
You can expect to have a sound system
You can expect a powerful, professional and engaging and energetic performance.
If it's a four hour set you can expect 4, 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks in between each set.
Maria has embodied music since before she was born. While pregnant for her, Maria's mother sang in the play "The Sound of Music" and named her after the lead character of this play.
Maria has been singing professionally since she was fifteen years old. She's performed all over the world in a variety of capacities including solo/acoustic shows at various restaurants, musical theatre, weddings and corporate events. She also writes and performs in her own original band, Boudoir Noir. She sings a variety of different genres including jazz, pop, classic rock and Motown and plays the guitar and ukelele.
Maria studied vocal performance and songwriting in Boston at Berklee College of Music and at Columbia College in Chicago. While studying vocal jazz and songwriting, she sang in a variety of wedding bands and restaurants in the Boston and Chicago area. She also grew up performing in local theatre. Her stage presence is solid.
Maria is currently working on writing and recording more for her band Boudoir Noir and performing all around Michigan.
Additional Booking Notes
Please provide me access to a power outlet somewhat nearby. I can bring an extension cord.
Upcoming Booked Events
|July 28, 2018 • 4:00pm - 8:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|July 29, 2018 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Baby Shower|
|August 04, 2018 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding|
|August 11, 2018 • 4:00pm - 9:00pm||Wedding|
|August 18, 2018 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Reception|
Past Booked Events
|July 08, 2018 • 2:00pm - 6:00pm||House Party|
|June 30, 2018 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding|
|June 28, 2018 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding|
|June 21, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Lulas New Orleans Restaurant|
|June 21, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Weekly/Recurring Performance|
|June 14, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Lulas New Orleans Restaurant|
|June 07, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Lulas New Orleans Restaurant|
|June 02, 2018 • 3:00pm - 8:00pm||Wedding|
|May 31, 2018 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Lulas New Orleans Restaurant|
|May 26, 2018 • 12:00pm - 5:00pm||Wedding|
|May 11, 2018 • 5:00pm - 11:00pm||Wedding|
|May 06, 2018 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm||Retirement Community Event|
I play a variety of today's pop, Motown, classic rock and 80's & 90's.
To request the set list of our caribbean/beach steel drum/ukelele/acoustic guitar duo, please send me a message
Stand by me
Dock of the bay
Son of a preacher man
Heard it through the grapevine
Can't hurry Love
Brown Eyed Girl
I want you back
Sitting on the dock of the bay
Somewhere over the rainbow
In My life
Blue Suede Shoes
All Shook up
80's 90's & Top 40's
Single Ladies - Beyonce
Count on Me - Bruno Mars
Girls Just want to have fun - Cyndi Lauper
The lazy song - Bruno Mars
life is better with you - Michael Franti
Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Girl, Put your records on - Corrine Bae Railey
Stitches - Shawn Mendes
Breakaway - Kelly Clarkson
Electric love -B0rns
I'm not the only one - Sam Smith
Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
Unwritten - Natasha Beddingfield
What's up - 4 non blondes
Black Horse & Cherry Tree - KD lang
Buddy Holly - Weezer
Change - Blind Melon
Everybody Talks - Neon Trees
Exs & Ohs - Elle king
I'll be there for you - friends theme song
Ironic - Alanis Morisette
Riptide - Vance Joy
Shape of you - Ed Sheeran
Soak up the sun - Sheryl Crow
Havana - Camilla Cabello
Bad moon rising
Heart of gold
Stuck in the middle with you
Sweet child of mine
Take it easy
Rock & Roll
Down on the corner
What I like about you
Me & Bobby Mcgee
Should I stay or should I go
Knocking on heaven's door
I love rock & roll
Don't stop believing
In my life
Summer of 69
Bad Bad leroy brown
Escape - The pina colada song
Girl from Ipanema
La vie en rose
Pennies from heaven
C'est si bon
All of me
All of me
Willow weep for me
Influences & Inspiration
Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Sarah Vaughn, Arianna Grande