Mariannie Ompoc is a Philippine born, Canadian raised tenacious singer and songwriter who has proven to be a tenacious self-starter exhibiting highly melodic compositions and emotionally intelligent lyrics. Her songs and signature voice can’t be mistaken and both overwhelm and stir the human emotion and soul. Mariannie began singing at the age of four, attributing her sound and writing style to gospel music where the origin of her performance came to be. Her grandmother, a classically trained vocalist would receive cassette tapes in her mailbox with Mariannie's vocal recordings from church and home as a frugal means correspondence. Inspired by artists such as Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, and Queen; Mariannie is a self taught accomplished songwriter and musician whose writing inspiration comes from experiences, both negative and positive. Phrases turn, emotions connect, melodies soar. You sing along even though you've never heard the tune before, ignited by the heat of her soulful voice and the power and passion of her performance.With song writing collaborations includes Mark Berry, producer and engineer (CEO of Attack Records: Duran Duran, David Bowie) who has described her voice possessing "impeccable range, with excellent tone and range". Other song writing credits include co-writing with The Vibes Brothers (Shakira), as well as her songwriting and vocal contribution of "Heaven" to RYU Black's (MC, New York) debut album. Pat Leyland (TMKO Lawyers; Nelly Furtado, Sum 41) has described of Mariannie's songs as "r&b influence pop music, which naturally showcases Mariannie's vocal ability as well as the soulfulness of her writing. It expresses itself in a unique manner."