Instrumentalist; Songwriter; Vocalist
Guitar, Electric; Keyboards; Piano
Sep 12, 2017
Mary Lemanski started her professional music career at age 11, playing pipe organ. Since 1999, she has released her original music on the Internet. She has been invited to perform at music festivals and conferences all across the United States. After years of releasing EPs, in 2010, Mary released her first full-length CD, "Eclectic." Since releasing "Eclectic," Mary has performed at Six Flags Great America twice and was a Semi-Finalist in the 2011 Song of the Year songwriting contest. Her song, "Lullaby," was also a Regional Winner in Flavorpill's A Band Apart competition and was featured on the Chicago Regional Winners mixtape. She was chosen as a Semi-Finalist in the Intel® Superstars Competition and as a regional Semi-Finalist in the OurStage Warped Tour Competition. She has opened for Marky Ramone & the Speed Kings, D.I., Rev. Norb & the Onions, and Val Emmich. In 2015, Mary released a 5-song EP with her band, Mary & The Immaculate Rejections. In 2017, she released a 3-song EP of old recordings, entitled "Coal Miner's Granddaughter: The Lost Tapes." She also appeared on Rupam Sarmah's #1 Billboard World Music Album, "Together in Peace," which was debuted in New York Times Square as part of the United Nations 2017 International World Day of Peace festivities. Mary recently released a new hip-hop/rap single, "Pound to the Beat," and is currently writing new material for her third full-length solo release.
Mary earned a Music/Business Administration degree from Millikin University, a certification in audio engineering from the Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences, and an MBA in e-Business from the University of Phoenix. She is the Director of Operations for Songsalive!, a non-profit international songwriters organization, and A&R for Warrior Girl Music, a boutique music publishing & record label and artist development academy, based in Los Angeles. She has worked widely in the music industry, including Epitaph Records, BMG Entertainment, Clear Channel Radio, Razormaid.com, and Rhino Staging. Mary is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
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