Marie was born in Devon. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and on the Royal Academy Opera Course where she graduated with Distinction and was awarded the DipRAM
Opera roles include Bradamante (Alcina) and Olga (Eugene Onegin) for English Touring Opera, Genevieve (Pelléas et Mélisande) for Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells, Disinganno (Il Trionfo) for The Classical Opera Company, Oronte (La Fida Ninfa) and Licida (L'Olimpiade) for La Serenissima in Venice, Israel & the Bath & Buxton. Covers include Irene (Handel’s Theodora) for Glyndebourne Touring Opera, and the title role in Handel’s Giulio Cesare for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Whilst at Glyndebourne, Marie was awarded the annual Erich Vetheer Prize for promising young singers.
Marie’s many concert performances have seen her work with conductors Nicholas McGegan, Sir David Willcocks, David Hall, Christian Curnyn, Edward Gardner, Vladimir Jurowski and Harry Christophers and The Sixteen, performing at St John’s Smith Square, The Wigmore Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and numerous Cathedrals around the UK.
Recently, Marie appeared as Alto soloist in the first performance of Handel’s Messiah in India for 60 years with the South West Festival Chorus.