Maria Roe Vincent is an Indian singer, vocal arranger, pianist, guitarist, music producer and composer. She was born in Chennai on 4th January 1989. She has worked with music directors like D. Imman, A. R. Rahman,
Anirudh Ravichander and much more. Her hits include Adiye, Hey, Bubbly Bubbly and many others. Maria is the daughter of Leo Vincent and Anita Vincent. She also has a younger sibling named Maryaan Rajini Vincent. Maria studied at Good Shepherd Convent School in Chennai. She did her Bachelors in Science Zoology from Stella Maris College, Chennai and her Bachelors in English from Madras University. In 2008, she finished her Bachelors in Music from International College of Music, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In 2010, she also did her Bachelors of Music in Professional Music from Boston’s Berklee College of Music. She received an eighth grade in piano at the Trinity College, London.
She briefly taught Western Contemporary at the KM Music Conservatory from 2011 to 2012. In 2010, Maria made her film debut under music director D. Imman with the song Kadavule for the Tamil movie
Kacheri Arambam. Her breakthrough came with A. R. Rahman’s song Adiye for the 2013 film Kadal. Since then, Maria sang and arranged vocals for various Tamil, Hindi and Kannada movies like
Ekk Deewana Tha, Godfather and many others. She also composed background music for Kadal, Jeeva, Oru Oorla Rendu Raja, Valiyavan, Miruthan and Bogan. Maria started the El FÉ choir in 2012. Her choir performed in various movies like 3,
Maan Karate, Maryan , Kanchana 2, Lingaa, 24 and many others. The choir even worked in Disney’s 2014 movie Million Dollar Arm’s soundtrack under A. R. Rahman. El FÉ released its first single Oh Holy Night on 20th November 2014.
They also performed in Season 3 of
Music Mojo on KappaTV and award shows like Femina Pen Shakti Awards and Chennai Entrepreneur Awards in 2014. Maria has composed and arranged vocals for television shows like Airtel Super Singer on Vijay TV, Josco Indian Voice on Mazhavil Manorama and Superstar on Astro TV. She was a judge for auditions for The Voice at Anna University in 2015. Maria posted her first single Neethan Yen Dream Girl on Youtube on 19th September 2014 and her second single Konjam Vera Maari on Youtube on 9th February 2017. Maria is Overtone’s lead singer with whom she performed at concerts like Moon and Six Pence and The Mighty Rock Union. They also performed in the Season 3 of Music Mojo on KappaTV.