Maura Whitman combines modern pop sensibilities with edgy undertones to create addictive, yet powerful anthems. Coloured with compelling hooks, heavy-hitting bass tones, stunning vocals, and insightful lyrics, her songs will leave you at the edge of your seat wanting more.
At the young age of 22, Maura has had the opportunity to share the stage with many notable names in the industry including: Neon Dreams, Gordie Sampson, Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies), Serena Ryder, Heather Rankin, Loud Luxury, and most recently Walk Off The Earth. Her stage presence unprecedented and captivating is quickly proving that age is just a number.
Invited as one of Nova Scotia’s most promising young songwriters to take part in the prestigious, Gordie Sampson Songwriting Camp gave her an opportunity to collaborate with some of North America’s most sought after songwriters and producers including: Grammy Award winner Gordie Sampson, Tawgs Salter (Scott Helmen), Kelly Archer (Reba McEntire) and Ria Mae.
Her debut EP, Introspection, named Best Album of 2022 (THE COAST) explores themes of self-discovery, personal growth, and mental health with an emphasis on the beauty of learning to love yourself. Co-written with Juno-award-winning producer Corey Lerue, Whitman’s EP is a compilation of upbeat pop melodies that gives listeners an unfiltered look at her thought processes as she navigates through her struggles with anxiety and adapts to the pressures of being a young adult in a society that thrives on comparison.
Introspection has been nominated for two East Coast Music Awards and “Anxiety” a track from the EP is a Semi-Finalist in the International Songwriting Competition.
“One of the brightest voices in Canadian pop music today belongs to Halifax’s Maura Whitman.” - CANADIAN MUSICIAN MAGAZINE
“Maura Whitman one to watch!” - MEGAN COADY, VIRGIN RADIO
"Maura Whitman GOLD WINNER Best New Artist” - THE COAST