Maria Lyn is a hugely talented and multi-award winning classically trained cabaret vocalist from Wales, with a thrilling mezzo-soprano voice, singing in French, Italian and Welsh as well as English, who also plays the piano and injects fun in to her shows, now in her 12th year as a professional performer.
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A sensational success on cruise ships around the globe, with over 350 performances at sea in the last 7 years, she is blessed with a rare gift, a beautiful enchanting voice and a terrific personality, so it is no surprise that she was awarded 'Cruise Entertainer of the Year' and is in the "Top 5 Guest Entertainers" for a leading cruise line. A "World Class" extremely versatile performer, who amazes her audiences with her sweet, pure and yet powerful voice influenced by Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand and musical theatre, she has a wide repertoire that has something to suit all tastes combining Classical, Jazz, Show, Light Opera and Popular music and her very engaging, delightful personality is cherished by an international audience.
Maria is infinitely passionate, her unmatched attention to detail along with continuously striving for perfection results in performances that are always fresh, exciting, memorable... and fun! Truly a unique talent that is echoed in phenomenal scores consistently awarded year in, year out on cruise ship passenger questionnaires. In fact, some people book cruises specifically to see Maria perform!
Maria has regularly performed to audiences of up to 1,700 in theatres and has toured, or performed alongside many international stars... she has also performed to many leading statesmen. Her three and a half octave range, with astonishing evenness of tone and voluptuous colouring and her sublime artistry holds her audiences' attention throughout which is why Maria was repeatedly booked as the guest soloist for the world famous Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir (a Welsh choir of 100 men), and by the amazing 70-piece Symphonica Tywi orchestra. Maria has 5 albums released, 2 awarded BBC Radio Wales Album of the Week.
Even from an early age Maria had that 'it', that special something that cannot be taught, along the way being offered a Scholarship to The Royal College of Music in London. And yet for all of the glitz and glamour that her big show productions deliver, with professional orchestras backing her and her big dresses from Las Vegas, when in her native Wales Maria is the Patron of a Welsh cancer charity. She gives her time performing to the elderly, and has devoted herself to numerous charity events including BBC Radio Wales charity shows and the Noah's Ark charity. And when in Spain Maria is a soloist for the In Harmony chamber choir in support of "Debra": The Butterfly Children' s Charity.