Maria Carroll is an acclaimed singer, songwriter, and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence have been captivating audiences for most of her life. So much so that she was named 2013 Phoenix Hill's Louisville All Star Female Vocalist of the Year. Coming from a musically-oriented family, Maria has been singing since she could talk. Her musical influences ranging from Karen Carpenter, Fleetwood Mac, and Pat Benatar, to Chris Cornell and Dave Grohl.

Maria is married to Steve Carroll (drummer for BBT), has three children and three grand children. She resides in Clarksville, IN and enjoys a long-standing career working in the administrative field of optometry.