Mapy The Violinist
Mapy grew up in Paris, influenced by Hip-Hop, Soul, Reggae and Rock Culture. At the age of 6, she took her first violin lessons at the Conservatory, where teachers discovered she had a perfect ear. As the best student of her school, she played in the Symphony Orchestra as the leader of the First Violin section. After brilliantly graduating from the School, she started working as a violin teacher in Paris and Guadeloupe (French Caribbean Island).
In Paris, she performed with national and international artists like Kylie Minogue (Grammy Award, MTV Music Award and World Music Award winning), Josh Groban (Grammy Award, Billboard Music Award, World Music award wnning), Plain White T’s (Grammy, MTV and American Music Award nominated), Indila (Trace Urban Music Award, MTV Europe Music Award winning), Florent Pagny , Christophe Maé (World Music Award)… for live performances and national broadcasts as The Voice on TF1, Star Academy on TF1, Trace Urban Music Awards, Le Grand Show on France 2, Vivement Dimanche, Trabendo Sessions…
In 2013 she joined Airplay Musical Group and performed at luxury events, including Paris Fashion Week, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, LVMH Group, Plaza Athénée, Prince de Galles and many more. She contributed in creating Cordplay, a Hip-Hop & Pop violinists quartet performing with a DJ all over Europe.
In 2014, Mapy started her career as a solo Hip-Hop, Dancehall & Soca violinist. She performed in prestigious concert halls as Le Bataclan in Paris, Pavillon Baltard, Pavillon Champs-Elysées… She’s called to rock the stage all around the world : Europe, Caribbean Islands, Guyana, New Caledonia, Morocco etc. She’s called by Blaise Matuidi to perform at PSG Event (Paris Soccer team), also for Heineken Group, Orange Telecom…
Her debut album is currently in the recording stage and set to be release in 2017.
09:00 PM Riverside Tavern, Belize City, Belize