Meraises Miranda is an American artist who embraces her Cuban and Colombia roots through the art of singing. Meraises received an education in both the classical and musical theater field, enabling her to develop a passion for jazz vocal performance. She began performing at a very young age, placing in the Music USA Universal Studios Competition at the age of ten. Beginning at the age of thirteen, Meraises won first place for two consecutive years in the National Youth Fine Arts Festival for Spanish Female Vocal Solo.
As a member of her high school choir and as a student soloist Meraises performed throughout South Florida. At the age of eighteen, she sang at Carnegie Hall in New York and received an award and scholarship from the Tri-M Honor Society to pursue music at Florida International University (FIU). After she earned her Bachelor of Music music business and her Master’s degree in music management and production at FIU.
Studying her idols Ella Fitzgerald, Gal Costa, and Antonio Jobim, she has captivated audiences with her jazz standards, Portuguese bossa novas, and salsa classics. Meraises continues to perform in venues across South Florida, working with the likes of Nestor Torres, Paquito D’Rivera, Ira Sullivan, Wendy Pedersen, Nicole Yarling, Lisanne Lyons, James Hacker, Gary Campbell, Michael Orta, Kevin Mahogany, Tony Succar, Jon Secada, Cyrille Aimee, and Los Adolescentes.