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Nuria

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Nuria is the stage name of Tasmanian indie-pop artist Anna Maynard. This born and bred- Tasmanian girl has played music throughout Australia with notable past performances- including the Cygnet Folk Festival, Nannup Folk Festival, Top Half Folk Festival and- support act for the Waifs with fellow artist Dave Crowe. She is also a regular feature at- MONA and Wrest Point Casino and numerous other Hobart bars and venues. Trained in piano and classical singing from a young age music has always been a part of her life and songwriting a natural means of expression. Nuria’s major female musical influences include Norah Jones, Missy Higgins and Regina Spektor. In addition to a large range of covers, Nuria’s performances are rich with her own- compositions. She released her debut album “Growing Daisies” under her name Anna- Maynard in 2014 and has released a new album “Alive” under the new stage name of- Nuria in 2020 which has received huge radio support. Her live performance with voice and piano gives a stripped back and intimate version of- the electro-pop sound she is known for. Nuria performs in a variety of settings including- weddings, funerals and corporate events and will deliver an experience tailored to meet- the needs of your occasion.

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Nuria wrote a beautiful song for Rex which she sang at the celebration of life service we held for him after his death. It was such a special and moving tribute, and beautifully encapsulated different parts of his life. It’s lovely to listen to now, more than a year after his passing.

John and Rosalie

Nuria made our wedding day so special and the process so easy. Nuria created the most memorable song which ended up being our ‘walking down the aisle’ song – and was so sentimental to my husband and I. I cannot thank Nuria enough for her beautiful music which brought such joy to the chapel and such a special mood to our ceremony.

Tom and Aline