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Biography

Mieke Maligne (pronounced as Me-kuh Mah-lean) is a 21-year-old pop singer/songwriter who has been a growing presence in the Canadian Music Scene from as early as 2002. Falling in love with music as a child, Mieke has spent her years immersing herself in all styles of music and performance, gaining vocal as well as instrumental knowledge allowing for self accompaniment on guitar, ukulele and piano. Reflecting her love of diverse musical genres, you can hear strong elements of R+B, Rock, Jazz, and Folk within her contemporary Pop songs. Through this musical journey, Mieke has developed a truly unique sound and has harnessed an impressive song writing ability all her own.

Mieke’s musical career continues to flourish, as most recently she received the Rawlco Radio 10K20 $10,000 grant to record her newest album “Mosaic,” released September 5, 2014 and has currently has been nominated for the "R&B/Soul Recording of the Year" at the 2015 Edmonton Music Awards. 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 and Mike Lent. She has also shared the Edmonton Winspear stage with the worldwide-recognized artists in the David Foster Band.

Currently Mieke just graduated from MacEwan University finishing her Bachelor Degree in Jazz and Contemporary Popular Music (vocal), achieving the Dean’s list in her third year. Mieke frequently gigs as a solo, duo or full band act, and has the capability to perform material in any genre with skill and confidence. She has proudly used her voice to support many organizations such as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Canadian Mental Health Association, and the Stollery Children’s Hospital. Her 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 irresistibly warm and draw in listeners as she advances her journey in music.