A lover of many things, Amaya spends her time composing music, writing poetry, experimenting with new flavors in the kitchen, rock climbing, performing saxophone and piano in jazz, classic rock, and contemporary groups, and is currently an intern as a church music director.
Amaya has recorded on several albums including Matteo Sabattani's Boundless, Matthew Davis's EP, Dale Fredrickson's Blessed is The Man, and released her first album Love Wears Many Faces in 2020. She has recorded on Matteo's Sabattani's "Footprints" which has won a Downbeat award. She has also recorded with Littlekidsrock in conjunction with Hal Leonard in a soon-to-be-published instructional manual on beginning jazz fundamentals.
She has performed on KUVO Denver's jazz radio station with world-renowned trumpet player Greg Gisbert, and has performed with the great jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford in conjunction with UNC's Lab Band 1.
She has written and arranged many songs in the contemporary jazz style, as well as many singer-songwriter songs and contemporary-style music.
She is currently working on compiling and publishing an original book of poetry with original artwork featuring solely women visual artists.