Mary grew up in a seafaring town. Her father was a story teller and native of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, her mother was a musician and singer. A native of PEI she introduced her children to celtic and folk music. Mary acquired a BA in Music majoring in Voice from Acadia University under the tutelage of […]

Made up of mostly original material, this CD was recorded at CBC by Glenn Meisner, Karl Falkenham and Steven Naylor. Steven Naylor’s classy string and horn arrangements lean this album towards adult contemporary. The songs are dreamy and full of celtic influences and some have a traditional feel. Many have a strong narrative where women […]

Her most recent album WEAVE turned heads with her personal blend of traditional song writing. She was one of six finalists in the Folk Alliance 2008 Mountain Stage New Song Contest. Her title song “Weave the Yarn” received honourable mention in the 2006 singer/songwriter awards out of London, UK through “We Are Listening”, and “The […]

For the past 30 years Mary Knickle has composed music, songs and lyrics. Her first compositions were collaborations in several collective creations including a new musical KC Superstar with Mulgrave Road Coop. In 1986 she began a singer songwriter career and released 3 recordings as well as writing over 100 songs. In 2000 she found […]

Mary has made selected pieces from her collection of works available for purchase as sheet music. This sheet music will soon be available as a digital download. All sheet music remains the copy right of Mary Knickle, disassembly and/or resale of these works is strictly prohibited. Thank you for your cooperation, Mary Knickle.   Available […]

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Biography of Mary Knickle

Mary Knickle’s Electronic Press Kit (EPK) can be downloaded as a zip file or a self-extracting exe. Download EPK as a ZIP file. (12.9 MB) Download EPK as a self-extracting EXE. (13.1 MB) The EPK contains a headshot (small and large versions), press release, reviews, and 3 tracks. Visit Mary at her myspace account http://www.myspace.com/maryknickle

Mary’s musical & vocal sensitivity makes her a true master of her instrument with a full Operatic voice or lively musical theatre sound; Sultry Jazz to haunting Celtic or plain chant to indian bhajans Mary weaves effortlessly between styles imbuing each with a vocal quality necessary for the authenticity of that style.