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Highlights

A member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild, Calista is a 2019 Strathmore Artist in Residence, 2018 & 2019 National Young Arts Winner (Voice/Singer-Songwriter), 2017 & 2018 Berklee Performance Songwriting Showcase Winner, 2017 Bernard Ebbs Young Songwriter of the Year and a 2017 Grammy Foundation Young Songwriter Program Artist. Her first solo EP entitled Wild Woman is slated for release April 2019.  Two songs on her upcoming debut EP Wild Woman were 2019 finalists for International Acoustic Music Awards.

Reviews:

Washington Post – https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/arlington-teen-helps-write-score-for-musical-at-h-b-woodlawn-secondary-program/2014/11/24/39e62c38-71c4-11e4-8808-afaa1e3a33ef_story.html?utm_term=.015a30a75d3b

Humanium – https://www.humanium.org/en/children-help-children/

Sample song demos:

“Crystal Skies” (from Crystal Skies) – https://soundcloud.com/calistagarcia-music/crystal-skies-combined-demo/s-BKzvk

“Witches Thanksgiving” (from Crystal Skies) – https://soundcloud.com/calistagarcia-music/witches-thanksgiving/s-lwBhK

“We Stand Up” (from Lizzystrata) – https://soundcloud.com/calistagarcia-music/we-stand-up/s-gLoSv

“Tick Tock” (from Lizzystrata) – https://soundcloud.com/calistagarcia-music/tick-tock/s-aKfO7