Mieke Maligne (pronounced as Me-kuh Mah-lean) is a pop singer/songwriter who has been a growing presence in the Canadian Music Scene from as early as 2002. Mieke has spent years immersing herself in all styles of music and performance, gaining vocal and instrumental knowledge allowing for self-accompaniment on guitar, piano and ukulele. Reflecting her love of diverse musical genres, you can hear strong elements of R&B, jazz, and folk within her contemporary pop songs. Through her musical journey, Mieke has developed a truly unique sound and has harnessed an impressive songwriting ability all her own.
Highlights of Mieke’s flourishing career include the success of her sophomore album “Mosaic,” (made possible with a Rawlco Radio 10K20 Grant) which was nominated for the “R&B/Soul Recording of the Year” at the 2015 Edmonton Music Awards, and also received national airplay. Mieke had the privilege of working with Stew Kirkwood in the production of “Mosaic,” recording at Sound Extractor Studios in Edmonton. This accomplishment followed upon being awarded “Jazz Album of the Year” at the 2012 Edmonton Music Awards for her debut album “Just the Sun” which received nation wide airplay. Mieke has sung alongside many talents including Edmonton’s best such as Jim Head, Sandro Dominelli, Bob Tildesley, Mike Lent, Andreas Wagner, and Cameron Browne. She has also shared the Edmonton Winspear stage with the world-renowned artists in the David Foster Band.
Mieke is an alumnus of MacEwan University, completing her Bachelor Degree in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music as a vocal major, and she has been certified in Somatic Voicework The LoVetri Method. Most recently Mieke has opened her in-home Music studio M&M Music Studio in response to the overwhelmingly positive feedback to her teaching and the demand for lessons from her. Currently, Mieke gigs as a solo, duo or full band act performing her own original music and arrangements.
Mieke’s ability to perform with a genuine, engaging nature and to write beautiful harmonies and catchy hooks has been well received by audiences nationally, and will continue to draw in listeners as she advances her journey in music.