Maryl was born and raised in Guelph and taught high school in KW in the 1960s, retiring to raise her family. In 1991, she graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Music degree in the church music programme. She has served as Music Director at: Livingston Presbyterian Church, Baden, (1985 – 1993) First United Church, Waterloo, (1994 – 2001) and All Saints’ Anglican Church, Waterloo (2003 – present)
During her musical career, she has: – played cello in her high school orchestra – played a variety of pianos and organs at: retirement, nursing homes, community events, school operettas and private functions, i.e. wedding receptions – sung in, accompanied and directed vocal choirs – rung hand-bells and conducted a hand-bell choir
Along with her duties at All Saints’, she currently teaches piano privately and performs with “The Edwardian Ensemble”
In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her dog, Timmy, at her cottage in Port Elgin.