Aya Safiya is a Boston and San Francisco Bay Area based Pop singer songwriter whose style is Indie-pop and Electro-folk. Aya also has a rich background in world music. She specializes in traditional Balkan and Greek violin and vocals. She is a violinist, singer, performer, and teacher.
Aya Safiya is a Bay Area born USA bicoastal singer, songwriter and violinist.
With a hauntingly beautiful voice, she captivates her listener and puts her audiences in a spell.
Aya's original music transcends genre, with influences including; Adele, Gillian Welch, Hozier, and Lauryn Hill. She has both a smokiness that elicits a nostalgia of old world folk and blues and a refreshing sweetness that pays homage to today’s pop. Through her songs, Aya hopes to express her truest self and connect with others with shared emotions.
Aya also has a rich background in world music—especially traditional Greek music, which she has studied her whole life. She performs world and/or traditional Greek music with various groups including: Agapi Mou, Café Aegean, Romantique, Sarma Brass Band, Taraf de Locos, and The Aya & Tano Collective.