Marieann Meringolo is a native New Yorker who has been called “One of the circuit’s most powerful singers” by Time Out New York. She is an award-winning vocalist who has the natural ability to find new and inspiring ways to transform standards and make them truly her own, and at the same time master an original song as though it were a classic. This blend of unique voice, intense passion and sensitive soul, makes Marieann Meringolo a true find.
Marieann can be heard on several recordings: Hold Me Close her long awaited critically acclaimed debut album; Moments the duet CD featuring the songs of Frank Anthony D’Agostino and Spiritus one of New York’s most remarkable vocal ensembles. In addition, she is now proud to offer her latest solo CD Imagine…If We Only Have Love released in September, 2003.
New York Newsday critic John Anderson says…”The voice of Marieann Meringolo will woo you, win you and whisper in your ear.” So many others agree…in fact, she has had the honor of being the recipient of the King Features EVVY Award for “Best National Cabaret Act,” the Back Stage Bistro Award for “Outstanding Vocalist,” the New York Native Award for “Best Solo Performance,” and a nomination for the GLAMA Award for “Debut Artist.”
Marieann thrills her audiences wherever she performs. Whether she’s singing in New York City at venues such as The Duplex, The Firebird, The Triad, Judy’s, The Broadway Lounge at the Marriott Marquis, The Russian Tea Room, The Rainbow Room and The Hammerstein Ballroom… or traveling around the country performing at Odette’s in PA, to benefits at the private estate of Andalusia in PA and the Piedmont Driving Club in Atlanta, GA…to name a few. She can also be found most Sunday’s singing at the highly entertaining Unity Church of New York. Marieann believes we are all here for a divine purpose…to share our God given gifts with the world…and she is excited to have the opportunity to do so.