WHALE WATCHING: American Library Association NOTABLE CHILDREN'S RECORDING and Parents' Choice Gold Award! Fun and funny children's songs about sea animals!
MaryLee's CD's and performances invite participation! If you've ever had the pleasure of seeing Marylee with an audience of young children--then you know. She captivates them. The little ones sing, dance, jump, wiggle, clap and follow her like the Pied Piper. Marylee is the children's muse because she remains focused on the music, and so do the children.
What she brings to live performances can be heard on her CD's as well. Clear vocals, lots of variety in tempos, instruments, nuance. Each song is crafted to please little listeners, keeping their attention, and they're easy on parents' ears, too.
A children's music specialist since 1985, she is the recipient of 3 Parents' Choice Awards and 2 American Library Association NOTABLE CHILDREN'S RECORDINGS and the producer/writer/performer of 14 CD's of traditional and original children's music.
Her credits include a fifteen-year career as a nightclub singer and band vocalist, recording the title song to Walt Disney's APPLE DUMPLING GANG and Mattel Toys' SEE 'N SAY, touring America as a member of "Randy Sparks & The Back Porch Majority" and many concert appearances with SHIRLEY JONES and the legendary BURL IVES. She received her certificate of study in Musical Theatre from London Drama School with distinction in singing.
MaryLee performs 150+ concerts for children annually. She is the creator/performer of "Classroom Concerts" for several schools in Monterey County and music workshops for parents of babies and toddlers. MaryLee is a frequent concert performer at public libraries throughout California and Washington, and is a teaching artist of musical theatre for Pacific Repertory Theatre's School of Dramatic Arts and Children's Experimental Theatre in Carmel.
"One moment they are in a silent spell and the next they are dancing in the aisles!"
Yvonne Coleman, Children's Librarian, Winchester, MA
"Beguiles with song, wit and a twinkling good nature!" Monterey County Herald
"The little ones watch with rapt attention as they move to her music and words with twists and turns, claps and cheers!" The Observer
For more information, visit MaryLee's website at www.maryleemusic.com