Ms. Mariel began singing and studying piano at a young age in Sydney, Australia. After attending performing arts high school she moved to New York City to complete a degree in Vocal Performance from the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.
Upon completion of her degree, Ms. Mariel taught at Youth Music Project in Portland, where she taught private and group lessons in piano and voice. She instructed private lessons to all ages and skill levels, and led classes of multiple skill levels in vocal performance, songwriting, piano, musical theater, and Glee Club.
While still in Australia, she began her performance career including performance with Opera Australia at the Sydney Opera House. Since coming to the US, Ms. Mariel has done vocal work for songs which have appeared on major national TV programs and on national ad campaigns, as well as pursuing her own projects.
As an instructor, Ms. Mariel has been teaching students of all backgrounds, skill levels, and interests both voice and piano. She enjoys helping these students to discover their innate love of music and to develop the tools to express themselves.