Mary Ann Young
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Mary Ann Young

Knoxville, TN | Established. Jan 01, 2008 | SELF

Knoxville, TN | SELF
Established on Jan, 2008
Solo Christian Adult Contemporary

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The best kept secret in music

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"International Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter, and Musician"

http://www.songoftheyear.com/webawards/m/MaryAnnYoung.htm - Song of The Year


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"Rarely do I have the opportunity to hear such compassionate, emotionally resonant work...for goodness sake, please keep writing and bringing beautiful songs into the world. Good luck with your music!" ~ Judge for Great American Song Contest

"Contemplative, Meditative, Beautiful..." Taxi.com

Mary Ann Young is a multiple award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist  from Tennessee.  As a prolific artist, Mary Ann has written a vast array of compositions with styles ranging from ballads, instrumentals for meditation, worship music, folk rock, mountain music (dulcimer), adult contemporary, and a splash of classical.  Her  composition, "A Great Big World" has won multiple  international songwriting awards *see Song of the Year recognitions for 2008, 2009, and 2010 as well as Great American Song Contest for 2008 and 2009.   

Mary Ann has always been drawn to creating music. At the age of eight, Mary Ann began her studies in piano and having an unusually gifted ear for music, began pursuing other instruments not long after. At the age of ten, she began her studies in percussion where she learned how to play a wide variety of percussive instruments. At the age of sixteen, Mary Ann began playing the guitar which has recently grown into learning how to play another string instrument - the mountain dulcimer.  

In a world where life can be extremely difficult for both young and old alike, many have experienced encouragement and healing through Mary Ann Young's music. God is the foundation on which Mary Ann creates her compositions as her love for her Heavenly Father flows deeply through her veins. Every song that Mary Ann creates has been influenced by this special relationship. 

One of Mary Ann's highlights in her musical career was when she was invited as a guest artist and interviewed on the popular television show, Sacramento & Company on News10 (ABC). She has also had the opportunity in the past to travel with bands throughout the United States and to different parts of the world, sharing the gift of music. Mary Ann's music has been featured on Women of Substance Radio (Live 365) as well as Indie 104-iRadio LA, The Songwriter's Network, and Spiritcol1 Christian Internet Radio.  She has also been featured on Woman of Jazz Radio (Gospel Sundays) and Christian Mix Inet.  

Her latest 2018 album, Instrumental Music to Soothe Your Soul, will be featured on Pandora Radio soon!  Don't forget to look Mary Ann's music up on Spotify and many other music streaming programs.