​​​​​Mara Bettencourt is a Singer/Songwriter, Educator and Activist, born and raised in an island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean: Terceira in the Azores, Portugal. Mara was exposed to a variety of musical styles at a very young age. Her innate musical talent and calling, gradually began to blossom, and at the age of 15, she began to write her first songs. Mara has a strong passion for languages and she writes, composes, records and performs original songs in multiple languages. She has worked and collaborated with other artists around the U.S and Portugal. Her music is described as Romantic and Inspirational with an eclectic feel. Some of Mara's past accomplishments are: She created Bettencourt Music Studio in 2010, where she teaches personalized music programs, founded MusiCaresForChange, released an album of Originals: "Eclectic Soul", was invited to perform at the National Women's History Celebration in Boston, Ma. In 2017 Mara created a lifelong cultural project called: "Orige(i)ns", which is a project that embraces her own roots, and origins in a musical and cultural way. Also In 2017, she was nominated for the Massachusetts Solo Artist Awards.
Mara performs solo as well as with her Quartet: "Mara Bettencourt Quartet" at private and public venues. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Carol Phelan Aebby 

Absolutely beautiful! Wishing you an abundance of creativity. Light and love, smiles and sweet wishes.

 

Jaleo Habana  

Beautiful voice interpretation, atmosphere and sound. Many successes! Warm greetings from Cuba! Naybel and Alberto / Jaleo Habana.

 

Jose Duran  

Adorei suas músicas, muitos lindas e também sua voz. parabéns!

 

Carol Phelan Aebby  

Absolutely beautiful! Wishing you an abundance of creativity. Light and love, smiles and sweet wishes.

 

Robert Steven Hunt  

Great songs and vocals Mara, I really enjoyed listing to your amazing tracks! You are a very talented artist, thanks for sharing your music with the world. God Bless you! Keep up the truly wonderful work. I wish you every success with your musical journey. I am very pleased that I have found you! My very best wishes to you from Reading in England, Robert Steven Hunt (composer), Rob.

 

Kindred Spirit  

Great work on all levels! Love it!

 

K. C. Beckmann  (almost 3 years ago)

Enjoyed listening to your excellent music! "O Teu Amor" is a splendid musical gem! Best wishes!

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  • Linda Whiting

    Linda Whiting Amesbury, MA

    You took me back to my youth. Your voice is elegant and your passion flows out of you like clear water. Never Stop! Never Stop!

    You took me back to my youth. Your voice is elegant and your passion flows out of you like clear water. Never Stop! Never Stop!

  • Brian Frechette

    Brian Frechette Newburyport, MA

    You have tremendous talent and a beautiful voice. Very lyrical and precise phrasing. Look forward to listening to your CD!

    You have tremendous talent and a beautiful voice. Very lyrical and precise phrasing. Look forward to listening to your CD!

  • Delia-Tony Grimaldi

    Delia-Tony Grimaldi Amesbury, MA

    Loved your music and the variety of rhythms you used and the story you tell. Continue to find yourself in your music and your love.

    Loved your music and the variety of rhythms you used and the story you tell. Continue to find yourself in your music and your love.

  • Atul

    Atul India

    Nice music, keep going well

    Nice music, keep going well

  • SOfia Gonzalez

    SOfia Gonzalez Boston MA

    Beautiful Work Mara!

    Beautiful Work Mara!

  • Karishma

    Karishma Salem, MA

    Gorgeous voice! I love your singing.

    Gorgeous voice! I love your singing.

  • Paul Amirault

    Paul Amirault Newmarket, NH

    Hi Mara, I'm originally from the North Shore area:) Really enjoy your wonderful voice ! Maybe someday you will sing one of my new songs:)!! Paul A. Newmarket,NH

    Hi Mara,

    I'm originally from the North Shore areasmile Really enjoy your wonderful voice ! Maybe someday you will sing one of my new songssmile!! Paul A. Newmarket,NH