Mary Barry is more than a recording artist.
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Barry’s performances include the Victoria, Vancouver, Halifax, St. John’s and Montreal Jazz Festivals, Le Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver, the Newfoundland and Labrador Folk Festival, the Writer’s Festival in Gros Morne National Park, the Magnolia Springs Alabama Jazz Festival, and Le Festival International de Musique de Femmes in Paris, France. Read more…
Barry is well recognized for her song writing talent, having won several songwriting awards and making it into the semi-finals in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition, the only Canadian to make it that far in the Jazz category. Barry’s second CD These Days, which won her MIANL Female Artist of the Year and an ECMA nomination for Jazz Recording of the Year in 2005, also features four award winning songs. Read more…
Mary has studied with a variety of teachers and mentors and has a diverse work history as a teacher, puppeteer, actor, singer, broadcaster and voice-over artist.
Mary Barry has synthesized her training and performance experience into a method she calls Vocal Express. Her personal motto is it’s never too late to resonate.
Vocal Express is a workshop available to both individuals and groups. This workshop can benefit singers, actors, musicians, speakers, performers and potential performers.
The workshop includes breathing and physical warm up exercises, projection, pitch, resonance and range, and culminates in text and song interpretation. It is offered to just about anyone who wishes to explore their vocal potential.
” Mary Barry is a gifted voice teacher with many tools at her finger tips. She is a gifted singer and song writer and I believe her experience enhances her great ability to teach and guide her students with confidance and originality. My experience with Mary was a joy!”
-(Corrine Koslo, Jesse Award Winning Singer/Actor in “Mama Mia”)
A production needs a producer.
Mary Barry has successfully produced and is available for selected projects such as:
The French performance venue at the Vancouver Folk Festival.
Barry produced the beautiful Les Engoulevents film.