so glad you are here

original scores created for your film, tv show or podcast.

 

Indie pop music 

Stay tuned for the upcoming release of my first full length solo album! 

 

ACTING FOR FILM AND STAGE

 

 


 

upcoming Shows

Previous events

Jan23

Artists Reception

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Springer Cultural Center, 301 N. Randolph St., Champaign, Il

Peruse local art and hear local music (by me!)  Hear some of my new originals and some old favorites with Gordy Wilson.

Age limit:

Dec5

Repeal Day

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Boltini Lounge, Champaign, IL

Come into the speakeasy, and sing, dance, drink. . . . .because you can!  It's December 5, 1933 and prohibition has been repealed!

Age limit:

Oct31

Halloween--Speakeasy

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Boltini Lounge, Champaign, IL

Come into the speakeasy for the night and enjoy tunes from 1920-1933, the time of prohibition.  I'll be the one singing in the front....

Age limit:

Oct30

Cool Jazz at 88 Broadway

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88 Broadway Bar Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL

We'll cool things down. . . no rowdy sing alongs.  Just easy jazz and great tunes.  Have a drink and eat some food.  Enjoy the music.

Age limit:

Oct12

Crossroads Cafe---POSTPONED WATCH FOR NEW DATE

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Prospect and Devonshire, Champaign, IL

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  THERE WILL BE A MUSICIAN THERE IN MY PLACE, SO FEEL FREE TO SUPPORT HIM!
Sit and relax, enjoy some coffee and soothing music for the soul.

Age limit:

Oct8

Prairie Breezes Concert Series

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Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green, Urbana, IL

For famlies and children.  Explore music from an exciting time.  Play and sing along.  I'll be doing some of my favorites with Gordy Wilson and we'll get you into the music too!

Age limit:

Aug14

Cara and Gordy

The Embassy, 114 S. Race, Urbana, Il

Age limit:

Aug9

Cara and Gordy

The Embassy, 114 S. Race, Urbana, Il

Age limit:

Aug7

Cara and Gordy and the Duelling Pianos!

88 Broadway Bar Lincoln Square, Urbana, IL

Gordy and I will provide light dinner music and then some duelling pianos, if we get a bit rowdy.  come see the new beautiful venue.

Age limit:

Jul23

Jason Bentley and Cara Maurizi

Iron Post, 120 S. Race, Urbana, IL

Jason's soothing vocals and guitar, Cara's emotional lyrics and piano.  What more could you ask for?

Age limit:

Jun14

The Last Five Years (musical)

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Krannert Studio Theatre, Urbana, IL

I'm starring as Catherine  with Jeremiah Lowry as Jamie in Jason Robert Brown's musical about a relationship from meeting to the end.  Nine performances total.

Age limit:

May21

The Embassy

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The Embassy, 114 S. Race, Urbana, Il

Celebrate the landlord's birthday in a big way.  He liked us so much, he wanted us for his big day.  Afterward, go next door to catch me on stage with Zoo Improv at the Iron Post.
www.zooimprov.com

Age limit:

May14

Cara and Gordy

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The Iron Post, 120 S. Race, Urbana, IL

standards, jazz, originals.  ya know, the good stuff.

Age limit:

May8

Cara Maurizi and Elizabeth Simpson

Aroma Cafe, Champaign, IL

Hear all of my original work and a few covers of my favorite pop/folk songs

Age limit:

Apr28

WEFT sessions

WEFT Radio, Champaign, IL

i will be the featured artist for their live local music show.  hear my originals and few standards with Gordy.

Age limit:

Apr19

The Embassy

The Embassy, 114 S. Race, Urbana, Il

Boneyard Arts Festival.  While you are there, check out the art of Phil Strang.

Age limit:

Mar13

Happy Hour

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The Embassy, 114 S. Race, Urbana, Il

Come in for some tunes after work

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