Music - Solo Violinist
Mary is a classically-trained violinist with a B.A. Hons in Music and English from Western University. She plays a variety of musical styles from classical to Middle Eastern to Celtic and improvisation. Currently, she performs as a soloist and as a member of the Light of East Ensemble, Three Penny Piece, The Ashamed McGowan’s, Traddicted, and the Trad Guys.
She also plays lever harp, as a soloist at weddings, private parties, memorials. Recently she played as part of former Poet Laureate Penn Kemp’s “Dream Life of Teresa Harris”.
Mary has also performed at various festivals including SunFest, Home County, Mill Race, Kultrun, Irish Dance Ceilis, educational performances from elementary to post-secondary, and as a member of various Beal Musical Theatre orchestras.