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 […]
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 […]
The Seafarer’s Requiem is a powerful dedication to all lost mariners and their families. It is the first requiem of its kind and through music and narrative relates this dramatic and poignant part of our Maritime heritage. The Seafarer’s Requiem is compellingly presented combining the Latin Mass with rich choral arrangements of Celtic and classical […]
Miryam is a heartfelt Christmas story told from the point of view of Mary (Miryam) and the midwives. Rachel, the innkeepers wife (a midwife) is instrumental at giving Miryam and Yoseph a place to stay. The composer, Mary Knickle researched Sephardic Jewish Customs, prayers and ways and incorporated these into the story. Sometimes this is […]
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 […]
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
For the last 15 years Mary has lived in Lunenburg Nova Scotia teaching singing in classical, musical theatre, folk and other styles; Mary considered a voice technician more than a vocal coach.