Maya Shanti (21) is an Amsterdam singer-songwriter who plays soul and pop songs with a lot of feeling and a unique voice. She is currently working on her debut EP.
In 2015 Maya and her father Cees Koldijk of the 4Tuoze Matroze write the official saillied for SAIL Amsterdam, the largest maritime event in the Netherlands.
In 2016 she participates in Giels TalentenJacht and eventually becomes part of the team of eleven winners, among which is Lotte Walda. Together with the other singer-songwriters of the team that famous Dutch radio DJ Giel Beelen composes, Maya performs at a a sold out Paradiso.
Maya increases her national fame through performances on Radio 3FM, VPRO’s Never Sleep again and her musical contribution to the yearly Glazenhuis in Breda.
Currently she is in the studio writing the songs for her debut EP. She also performs a lot and in the summer of 2018 Maya can be seen at festivals and events.