Mary Lemanski

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Multi-Genre Swirled Pop for the Independent-Minded.
April 2014

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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'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,, and Rhino Staging. Mary has done songwriting, marketing, and image consultation for many record labels and individual artists. She wrote columns for 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.


Semi-Finalist in the Intel® Superstars Competition 2013
ASCAP Plus Award Recipient 2012  
Song of the Year Contest 2012 - Suggested Artist - "Passage"
Regional Winner in Flavorpill's A Band Apart Competition 2011 
Song of the Year Contest 2011 - Semi-Finalist - "Life Goes On"
Song of the Year Contest 2006 - Honorable Mention - "A Better Place" 
Song of the Year Contest 2004 - Runner Up - "Fly Away"

Mary Lemanski

Mary Lemanski: Speechless


Upcoming Dates

Mary is hosting a Chicago Songsalive! Songwriters Workshop on April 12th at 11:30 AM at the Beat Kitchen.   More information at


2012 - "Speechless" LP (Painted Girl Records)

2010 - "Eclectic" LP (Painted Girl Records) 

2007 - "Last, But Not Least" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records) 

2005 - "Mary Lemanski: Live at the Millennium Music Conference 2005" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records) 

2004 - "Mary Lemanski" 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" 

2002 - "Mary Lemanski & The Addicktives: Live at the Phoenix Hard Rock Cafe"  EP/demo (Painted Girl Records) 

2000 - "Open Dress Rehearsal"  EP/demo (Painted Girl Records) 

1999 - "Six Songs Just For You" EP/demo (Painted Girl Records)

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