KAIA KALISE is singer-songwriter and pianist from Madison, WI. With witty, poetic lyricism, her music tells authentic stories through classical piano and impassioned rock. Reviewers have noted being “entranced” by her “upbeat yet contemplative” sound, comparing her voice to a variety of artists including Sara Bareilles, Paramore, and Fleetwood Mac.
Acknowledgements include Madison Area Music Association awards for Classical Song and Jazz Song, the Top 8 in 105.5 Triple M’s Project M contest, nominations for the Bartell Theatre Award for Composition and Sound Design, and RAW Madison’s Musician of the Year Semi-Finalist. She released her first full-length album, Half Lives, in May 2018, and performs in local indie rock band, Penny Seller.