Originally a language teacher, Maryleigh’s passion for music and words inspired her to become an accompanist and vocal coach.
At Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium, she concentrated on vocal repertoire and technique with Nancy Thomas, studying piano with Lance Dossor.
Recent highlights include a recital for Art Song Canberra with mezzo-soprano Prudence Dunstone.
Maryleigh has been associated with various tertiary institutions including Sydney and Newcastle Conservatoria. She has also worked with many outstanding artists with as Lauris Elms, Ghillian Sullivan, David Wakeham, and Johnathon Welch.