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Marye Lobb

Marye Lobb, author and contributor at Higher Hz

Marye Lobb is a singer-songwriter who plays the guitar, ukulele, and piano and has family roots in Rochester, NY via Ireland and England, and music roots in the south of Chile.

She has been teaching music privately and in group settings since she graduated Berklee College of Music in 2008. She has worked with music lovers ages 4 to 94 and prides herself in helping her students get to the joy of playing music immediately. She teaches voice, songwriting, ukulele, piano and guitar. She is currently teaching herself how to play the Irish harp.

She splits her time between her home studio in the Finger Lakes region and Brooklyn, performing live at Vineyards, Breweries, Distilleries, Weddings, Funerals, Gay Bars, Coffee Shops, Nursing Homes, in the forest, on the beach, and along the Erie Canal.

She recently released her first self-produced single from her home studio entitled "Iceberg". She has also released three albums independently and is working on her 4th album from her home studio.

She is a songwriting VocalMatch contestant winner and a Jazz Artist Nominee for the Ottawa Awards.

Her music is influenced by her travels to Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Ireland, Norway, Greece, and Turkey and her experience growing up in a boisterous Irish American family.

Marye loves to write about becoming a better, more loving and humble human being. She hopes to learn the lessons she shares through song.

Marye sees music and creative arts as tools that help us care for our mental, spiritual, and physical well being. Music brings inner peace and the more at peace we are with ourselves, the more tranquility we can bring to the world at large. She hopes to be a small part of that process through song.

She adores spending time outdoors and enjoys down time with her friends, family, and beloved tuxedo kitty - Sigur.

You can learn more and listen to her music by visiting: www.maryelobb.com.

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