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Maia Sharp

Maia Sharp

Music Adjunct Faculty

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Maia Sharp wears many hats. She has had her songs recorded by The Chicks, Bonnie Raitt, Trisha Yearwood, Keb’ Mo’, Cher, Edwin McCain, Terri Clark, David Wilcox, Art Garfunkel, Lizz Wright, Paul Carrack, Lisa Loeb and more. She produced Edwin McCain's album Mercy Bound (429 Records) and two songs for Art Garfunkel's retrospective double album The Singer (Sony). And through it all, Maia has continued to record her own albums. She has eight solo releases, a collaborative project with Art Garfunkel and Buddy Mondlock, Everything Waits to be Noticed (EMI), and her duo project Roscoe & Etta, with writing/production partner Anna Schulze. Each release has led to extensive touring throughout the US and UK and appearances on Mountain Stage, Acoustic Cafe, World Cafe, NPR's "All Things Considered," CBS Early Morning and the Today Show to name a few. Since 2017 she has been traveling to sites all over the country to write for Songwriting With Soldiers where active duty service members, veterans and/or their family members are paired with professional songwriters in a safe and inspiring environment to share their experience and turn it into a song. Her new album, Mercy Rising, featuring the Triple A and Americana radio single “Backburner,” is available now. Maia has been a member of the faculty of the NYU Summer Songwriters Workshop since 2013 and joined Artists Faculty in 2021.



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