Maria Cherwick is a passionate young musician with interests in many genres of music. She holds a Bachelor of Music from Brandon University, and a Master of Music from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Throughout her studies, she premiered countless contemporary composition, performed as a soloist with the Brandon University orchestra, and taught a number of academic courses. Maria currently enjoys her work as a Teaching Artist with Strong Harbour Strings.
Maria has explored her passion for orchestral music while touring and holding leadership positions in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, National Academy Orchestra of Canada, Brandon University Orchestra, and Edmonton Youth Orchestra. Currently, she is a member of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and the MUN Chamber Orchestra.
Maria lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland, where she plans to continue performing and blending the styles of fiddle, jazz, classical and world music.