Maria started composing at the age of 11. While a student at the Curtis Institute of Music, she was awarded a scholarship by The Tuesday Musical Club to study composition as a private student of George Rochberg. In recent years, she has made numerous arrangements of works for Trio Solisti, and for the Trio with guest artists.


Compositions:
  • Sonatina for Violin Solo
  • Meditation on the Death of the Beloved
  • 5 Caprices for Violin
  • Paganiniana alla Gypsy

Arrangements for Piano Trio:
  • Albeniz Tango
  • Bolling Jazzy
  • Brahms Hungarian Dances Nos. 1&5
  • Falla Ritual Fire Dance
    • Suite Populaire Espagnole
  • Gershwin Songs from Porgy and Bess
    • Bess you is my Woman Now
    • Summertime
    • There’s a Boat Dat’s Leavin Soon for New York
    • It Ain’t Necessarily So
  • Hubay Hejre Kati Czardas
  • Janacek Dumka
  • Milhaud Saudades do Brazil
    • Corcovado, Ipanema, Copacabana, Gavea
  • Monti Czardas

Arrangements for Piano Trio and Viola:
  • Dohnanyi Piano Quintet in C minor, Op 1

Arrangements for Piano Trio and Clarinet:
  • Bolling Baroque & Blue
    • Jazzy
  • Gershwin Songs from Porgy and Bess
  • Milhaud Creation du Monde
  • Monti Czardas

Arrangements for Piano Trio and Flute:
  • Bizet Carmen Fantasy
  • Gershwin Songs from Porgy and Bess
  • Monti Czardas

For Violin and Viola:
  • Bartok Duos