Mary Ann Young is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer, with all vocals and music performed by her.

From her earliest years, Mary Ann dedicated herself to musical exploration, studying piano and various percussive instruments, with a special focus on the concert snare during her earlier years. Additionally, she taught herself to play the acoustic guitar as well as the bass guitar and mountain dulcimer.

Her songwriting has garnered international recognition, with her composition "Stay" achieving Semi-Finalist status at The UK Songwriting Contest in 2023.  She received a prestigious 5 Star rating, acknowledging her as a highly skilled songwriter capable of writing at a professional level by the esteemed judging panel. Mary Ann's talents have been celebrated at the Great American Song Contest, where her moving ballad "Where Birds Can Fly" earned her recognition as a top finalist in the Singer-Songwriter category in 2019. Notably, her powerful composition "A Great Big World" garnered multiple outstanding songwriting awards in the Christian/Inspirational category at the Great American Song Contest, marking notable achievements in both 2008 and 2009.

As a musician, Mary Ann finds fulfillment in creating instrumental compositions infused with ambient, chill, classical, ethereal, and romantic tones, all imbued with a Christian theme. While her primary focus is on the piano, she delights in integrating a diverse array of instruments to enhance her musical tapestry.

Thank you for visiting this site. We invite you to immerse yourself in Mary Ann's music, and we hope it resonates with you deeply. Her music may also be found on all of your favorite streaming platforms out there, including Apple Music and Spotify. Your feedback and support means a lot to us. God bless you all!

Mary Ann Young's Latest Album - Released June 17, 2024

Mary Ann Young Collection, Volume Three

Mary Ann Young

SONG SAMPLES FROM LATEST ALBUM - MARY ANN YOUNG COLLECTION, VOLUME THREE

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PROFESSIONAL REVIEWS OF MARY ANN YOUNG'S MUSIC

  • WHERE BIRDS CAN FLY  "The title is immediately intriguing, and you set it up aptly within the warmly compelling chorus - And the spiritual undertone of the poetic allegory beautifully distinguishes the theme. So, it's my pleasure to inform you that this song achieved finalist status.  Congratulations - we wish you all the best in your songwriting pursuits.  I hope we'll hear more from you in the years ahead.  Keep writing, learning and pursuing your craft. " ~ Judge (Music Industry Professional) from Great American Song Contest 2019.
  • WHERE BIRDS CAN FLY  " What a beautiful song and the melody sets the perfect, serious mood for this emotional lyric...I think this song is compelling and I could see it working in a documentary film or TV show having to do with women in this situation... Thank you for writing this song.  I think you're very gifted and I appreciate that you have important things to say through your music. " ~Professional Screener at Taxi.com
  • A GREAT BIG WORLD  "This song displays wonderful songwriting talents - an engaging theme, potent lyrical imagery and excellent melodic structure.  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 (Music Industry Professional) for Great American Song Contest 2009
  • TO HAVE LOVED AND LOST  "Contemplative, meditative, beautiful..."  ~Professional Screener at Taxi.com
  • THIRSTY (Psalm 42) "Beautiful and very meditative..." ~Professional Screener at Taxi.com 

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