Marie has been teaching and performing music both regionally and internationally for the past 14 years.
She received her Bachelors degree in Vocal Music Education from Olivet College with a minor in theatre performance.
Marie went on to get her Masters Degree in Music Theatre from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
While studying in London, Marie worked with the Olivier award winning lyricist and playwright Stephen Clark on the musical, Gods at Play.
Some of Marie’s favorite theatrical roles include, Queenie in The Wild Party (Embassy Theatre), Gabby/Bobby in City of Angels (Theater Works), Dreamer/Mrs. Winthrop in The Secret Garden (Arizona Broadway Theatre) and Golde in Fiddler on the Roof (Desert Stages Theatre).
Marie has taught in public and charter schools in general music, musical theatre, music theory and choral music.
As a vocal instructor, Marie teaches styles of music ranging from standard classical repertory, musical theatre and contemporary pop.
Marie strives to create a safe and inspiring lesson environment for students to explore, experiment and embrace their own unique and beautiful artistry.