STUDIO SESSION SINGER

 Mary ‘s work as a studio singer has led her to sing for artists such as Michael Jackson, Elton John, Mike Oldfield and Joe Cocker, film composers Danny Elfman, Alan Menken, Hans Zimmer and John Williams and for numerous TV and radio shows and jingles.

  • Through the success of the DELTA AIRWAYS SYNCHRONISED FLYING commercial she recorded several chart topping ADIEMUS CDs for composer KARL JENKINS.

  • She sang backing vocals for the classic STEPS albums: STEP ONE, STEPTACULAR and BUZZ for PWL.

  • She is the voice of AUTOGLASS (sorry!)

  • She has sung on hundreds of film soundtracks including THE HOBBIT series, MARY POPPINS RETURNS, INTO THE WOODS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and ALICE IN WONDERLAND.

  • For UK TV she has recorded several theme tunes including for FRENCH AND SAUNDERS, THE WARTIME KITCHEN AND GARDEN and EVERY WOMAN KNOWS A SECRET

VOCAL services

Mary is often asked to recommend individual singers and put together groups for a wide variety of recording projects and live performances. This is why in 2019 she created
SWONDERFUL VOICES:

  • BING at Christmas - with the London Symphony Orchestra for Decca, to be released November 2019. SWONDERFUL VOICES recreated the backing vocals on such iconic tracks as Do You Hear What I Hear?, Sleigh Ride and Let It Snow as well as new vocals on Little Drummer Boy.

  • For the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Mary provided a SWONDERFUL choir for Grammy Award winning composer Ricky Kej at Abbey Road. Tracks to be released in 2020.

  • Mary is delighted to be working on tracks with Yusuf Islam providing a SWONDERFUL group of flexible backing vocalists for a forthcoming CD release.

A selection of other projects include:

  • Providing vocalists for Mike Oldfield’s no 1 classical album Music Of The Spheres with Hayley Westenra and Lang Lang.

  • Studio recordings with Karl Jenkins: Stella Natalis and Joy To The World - providing ‘Adiemus’ singers - and a choir for Shakarim and Abai.

  • Casting singers for a variety of demo musical recordings for Mike Shepard and Phil Edwards at Artemis Music

  • Finding and coaching backing singers for live performances with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for their ABBAphonic concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and a tour of Russia.

  • Putting together vocalists and musicians for a UK tour of First Ladies Of Song