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Mia Palencia launched her luminous career in the Malaysian music scene at the age of 14 as the other half of well-loved Sabahan jazz duo Double Take. 19 years, 6 albums, and numerous concerts and tours later, Mia continues to live her dream of making music the centrepiece of her life’s work. Mia’s current work focuses on her passion for songwriting and working with aspiring songwriters. She continues to manifest this passion through her PhD research in Songwriting at the Conservatorium of Music, University of Tasmania. She is also set to release her 7th album in 2017 with her Australian jazz quartet, In Good Company. With 18 years performing experience under her belt, Mia Palencia is a highly respected and sought-after performer. She has toured extensively throughout South-East Asia and Australia, being featured at intimate music venues, concert halls, stadiums and music festivals. Mia has also performed for numerous corporate events. Her past clients include Mercedes, BMW, Porsche, Cartier and Louis Vuitton. Mia is currently based in Tasmania, Australia, where she is available to perform for your next event. Each performance can be custom-tailored to suit your space, whether it is a subtle piano duo, tasteful jazz quartet, or a high-energy soul band. Please use the contact form to request a profile and quote.

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