UK Open Mic

Marie Zaldua

Meet Clapham North-born UK Open Mic performer Marie Zaldua:

Marie Zaldua

Hi Marie Zaldua, thanks for joining us! Let’s get into it:

Do you play solo only, or also in a group?


How old are you?


Where were you born?

Clapham North

Where did you grow up?


How did that place influence your music? (if at all!)

Well, Not at all

Where are you based now, and why?

London, I liked growing up in the city and I find London to be a great place for opportunities.

What got you into making music in the first place?

My family, I grew up playing piano from age 5, my whole family are musicians.

What instrument/s do you play?

Singing, Piano, Guitar, Ukelele

Who would be in your top 10 musical influences, and why?

Michael Jackson, He always inspired me

Do you write your own songs?


How many years have you been writing songs for?

Since I was 8.

What process, or processes, do you often find yourself using when you write songs?

I don’t use a process really the melodies just come to me

Why did you get into playing them in the first place?

A local cafe nearby had an open mic so I signed up because I wanted to sing.

If it’s not already, are you hoping to make music your full-time career?


Where is the main place should people go to find out more about you?

We’re done! Anything else you want to share before we go?

No thanks!

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