Marina Maximilian

Marina Maximilian

A classically trained pianist, musician and virtuoso singer, one of Israel's greatest and most notable talents, Marina Maximilian is regarded by some as a "phenomenon that comes along once in a generation".

Marina Maximilian released her English debut album "Step into my world" on August 2013.

The album, containing her own original material and produced by Ofer Meiri, reached Gold Album and received raving reviews all over the local media. Four of the album tracks became hit singles and were A list in local radio stations.

Topping the annual music chart for 2014, Marina was awarded "Woman of the year in music" by GLGLZ, Israel's leading and most popular radio station.

Following the album's release, Marina went on the road to present her new show "Step Into my World". The nationwide tour sold out every venue and lasts two years. Marina is accompanied on stage by "Layers" – the dynamic trio that tours with her for the past 11 years.

On April 2016, Marina released her second album ,"ARMONOT ASHAN" ,Includes songs in Hebrew. The album was produced by the two talented musicians Guy Mentesh and Yahel Doron, known as the duo Guy & Yahel.

Marina Maximilian Blumin was born in 1987 in the Ukraine to Eigor and Alla, a piano teacher and a musician.

When Marina was 3 years old, the family moved to Israel, and she soon began her musical training playing piano, singing opera and classical music. At the age of 10, Marina began performing in festivals, including a classical duet with singer Charlotte Church at Israel's Millennium celebrations, accompanied by a symphonic orchestra. At the age of 14 she began performing in jazz clubs.

Marina became a household name while participating in "A Star is Born", in which she reached the final stage and won second place.

Marina performed in the International Red Sea Jazz Festival, Eilat and the Bolzano Jazz Festival, Italy. She also worked with local and international musicians such as the composer and bass player Avishai Cohen, Avi Leibovich, Jason Lindner, David Hazeltine, Deborah Brown, Leonid Ptachka, Omer Avital, J.K Allen and many more.

Besides her busy musical career, Marina is also a respected actress, with noted appearances in several T.V drama series, and was also featured in fashion campaigns as presenter and model.