Welcome to my official music website!
Swirled Pop for the Independent-Minded.
We will never sell, rent or lend your
email address to anyone else ever!
Mary Lemanski started her professional
music career at age 11, playing pipe organ. For the past 14 years, Mary has released her original music on the Internet. In
2004, she placed runner-up in the Song of the Year Contest, had a Top 10 Hit on Broadjam.com's New Wave charts, and performed
at the One World Festival in St. Cloud, MN. In 2005, she was showcased at Earth Mother Mind Jam in Tempe, AZ, the Putt Putt
Pub Crawl in St. Louis, MO, and the Millennium Music Conference in Harrisburg, PA. In May 2006, Mary won honorable mention
in the R&B/Hip-Hop category of the Song of the Year Contest. In 2010, Mary Lemanski released her first full-length
CD, "Eclectic." Since releasing "Eclectic," Mary has performed at Six Flags Great America and was a Semi-Finalist
in the 2011 Song of the Year songwriting contest. She was also a Regional Winner in Flavorpill's A Band Apart competition
and was featured on the Chicago Regional Winners mixtape. In 2012, Mary released, "Speechless," an album of instrumentals
in various genres. She is currently working on her third full-length 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 and the Chicago & Springfield,
IL coordinator for Songsalive!, an international songwriting organization. Mary has worked widely in the music industry, including
Epitaph Records, BMG Entertainment, Clear Channel Radio, Razormaid.com, and Rhino Staging. Mary has done songwriting, marketing,
and image consultation for many record labels and individual artists. She wrote columns for GoGirlsMusic.com and LooseyLucy's
Headquarters and opened for Marky Ramone & the Speed Kings, D.I., and Val Emmich. Mary is a member of the American Society
of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), as well as the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS).
In addition to performing her original music, Mary is available for hire to perform classical, jazz standards, showtunes,
and pop. Her other interests include spending time with her family, acting, dance, writing, and reading.
Song of the Year Contest 2004 - Runner Up - "Fly Away"
Song of the Year Contest 2006 - Honorable Mention
- "A Better Place"
Song of the Year Contest 2011 - Semi-Finalist - "Life Goes On"
in Flavorpill's A Band Apart Competition 2011
Song of the Year Contest 2012 - Suggested Artist - "Passage"
ASCAP Plus Award Recipient 2012
Semi-Finalist in the Intel® Superstars Competition 2013
Mary is hosting a Chicago Songsalive! Songwriters Workshop on March 8th at 11:30 AM at the Beat Kitchen.
More information at www.songsalive.org.
1999 - "Six Songs Just For You" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)
2000 - "Open Dress Rehearsal" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)
- "Mary Lemanski & The Addicktives: Live at the Phoenix Hard Rock Cafe" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)
2003 - "Hello Out There" featured on "Kid Antrim Music Compilation CD 2003" and
on "Black & Red Records Ska/Punk Compilation"
2004 - "Mary Lemanski" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)
2005 - "Mary Lemanski: Live at the Millennium Music Conference
2005" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)
- "Last, But Not Least" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)
2010 - "Eclectic" LP (Painted Girl Records)
2012 - "Speechless" LP (Painted Girl Records)