This Week on BIRN Alive: Basia, Saturday, Oct 28 at 4:00 pm on birn1

Born in Bydgoszcz, Poland, Basia Galaj entered the world of music at a very young age. Taking an interest in piano at the age of six, she began taking private lessons and continued her classical piano studies in Missio Musica after moving to Warsaw. Not long after this, she began studying voice. She moved to the US in 2011. By her senior year of high school, she became dually enrolled as a student of the California Baptist University, performing with the University choir and continuing her piano and vocal studies.

From 2012-2014 she attended the University of North Texas, where she was pursuing a degree in Jazz Studies. At UNT she has had the opportunity to share the stage with artists such as ten-time Grammy Award winner Bobby McFerrin.

She is currently attending Berklee College of Music where she is pursuing a degree in Contemporary Writing and Production.