Rita Maria - lead vocal
Rita Maria studied singing at the National Conservatory of Music in Lisbon, the Jazz School of Barreiro, at ESMAE (School of Music and Performing Arts) in Oporto and then decided to head to the United States and study at the Berklee College of Music, Boston. Spent part of her adult life between Portugal, the United States and Ecuador.
Rita Maria´s singing wanders between the Nostalgia of Fado and the improvisation of jazz, her experimentalism merges with World Music and more recently with Rock. From 2010 to 2013 Rita had the opportunity of being a Teacher and Coordinator of the Singing Department at the Contemporary Music Institute of the University of San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador; visiting professor of GMI (Global Music Institute in New Delhi, India) and also a Teacher and coordinator of the Singing Department of Universidad de la Americas, Quito, Ecuador.