Pianist, Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer & Educator
Camilla Vaitaitis is an award winning pianist, vocalist, guitarist, arranger and composer based in Denver, CO. She graduated from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Studies & Commercial Music and a Master's degree in Jazz Composition in 2020.
She plays regularly in several different groups, including her indie rock bands Specific Ocean and Barbara, Passiflora, and her original jazz project, the Camilla Vaitaitis Quartet. Camilla dedicates time not only to performing and accompanying throughout Denver, but also to composing and arranging pieces for a variety of groups, including big bands, small ensembles, rock bands, and more. She is a published composer with Brava Jazz Publishing. In addition to actively performing, Camilla maintains a busy schedule teaching piano, guitar, songwriting, and composition. In March 2024, she will begin her position as music director at Well of Hope ELCA in Castle Rock.
Camilla has been busy recording a variety of different projects in the last year. Barbara's debut album Escape Artist came out in Sep. 2022 and their follow up single & video "Currents" was released in Oct. 2023. Barbara will be releasing another single and 2nd album in 2024. Specific Ocean is in the process of recording their debut full-length album, anticipated to be released in Spring 2024.