Daya, a 16-year-old high school junior, is a singer-songwriter from Pittsburgh, PA. Music has been central to her life since starting classical piano at age 3, moving to jazz piano at age 11, and finding her voice along the way. Daya also plays the guitar, ukulele, and saxophone. She is multiethnic, and visits to family in Asia and Europe have fostered a love of music from all over the world and of many genres. From musical theatre to singer-songwriter sessions, Daya has formed a deep passion for creating and performing music. One of five sisters, Daya loves traveling, hiking, running, writing, concerts, impromptu jams with friends, and any type of Asian food.