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Anna Maria Manalo

How would you describe your music?

ambient acoustic piano

What is your role in your band? In the studio? In business or marketing decisions?

composer & performer, occasional producer

Describe your gear.

Roland digital piano

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Do you think being a woman and a musician is different from being a man and a musician? If so, how? Was there a moment that made a difference clear to you?

Yes. The key figures in the development of modern pianism are predominantly male, and composed music closer to their masculine inclination.

Do you see differences between generations of women musicians?

Yes, the 'gap' is closing

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Did anyone ever give you any valuable advice about making your way in the music industry? What advice would you give to a woman musician just starting out?

Let your Music and musicianship guide your career, not vice versa

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Why did you choose to play the instrument you play?

My Mom got me a toy piano when I was 4

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