Mary Pierce

Celtic Folk Musician and Songwriter

2022 Singer/Songwriter Award Winner

WICN Folk Revival Radio and The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Mary Pierce

Mary Pierce, Singer/Songwriter of Celtic/Folk music shares her original music through her albums, Miles Away (2011), Dublin Bay (2012) and Hideaway (2020). Her songs have reached across the globe – from Ireland to Israel, Japan to Australia, South America, US, Canada and Mexico. Born in White Plains, New York and raised in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, her music is “inspired by the beauty of nature and the human spirit that shines in all of us and is what connects us all. She leaves each song with an openness that allows love to enter the heart and be transformed.“ Her soothing, clear voice with Celtic-type qualities, has been compared to Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant, Enya, Joni Mitchell and the Irish Band The Coors. Mary’s passion for writing can be heard throughout her music, which brings a journey of hope, renewed love, and gratitude.

Mary has collaborated for a decade with David Shenton, an internationally recognized pianist, violinist, arranger and the producer of and musician on the albums and who has worked with renowned artists such as Renee Fleming, Vanessa Williams, and Tony Bennett.  Mary collaborated with her sister, Margaret Gianquinto (piano, guitar, and harmony vocals) on her first album (Miles Away) who brought her authentic sound and beautiful vocal blend to the songs.  Rudolph-Vernas-Colas’s (guitar) versatility and effortless solo lines can be heard throughout the albums and, Gabriel Donohue, guitarist for The Chieftains, brings his distinctive creations on guitar, bodhran drum, and Irish whistle on the new Album, Hideaway.  Mary is so grateful for all the amazing talent on the albums and invites you to share in this journey of renewal and love.  

LATEST ALBUMS

New Album ‘Hideaway’ out now!

5/5

“If all us Celts got together we would fill the earth with such song and spirit. Beautiful voice– keep going always”

5/5

“Mesmerizing, awesome!!”

5/5

“Gaelic voice and so angelic!”

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

January 25, 7pm

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) Live Music Series hosted by Women Folk. Paul Colombino, Ron Carlson, Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto 

February 29, 2024 7pm

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) Live Music Series hosted by Women Folk. Allison Rose, Erish Ash, Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto

March 15th, 2024

Experience the Magic of Ireland: Mary Pierce Women Folk with Kate Knudsvig-CELTIC THUNDER   Mary Pierce,  Margi Gianquinto,  Paul Colombino, Kate Knudsvig

March 28th, 2024 7pm

MARCH 28TH AT THE RIVER Singer Songwriters’ Live Music Series, RI -Monthly

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) Live Music Series hosted by Women Folk. 

Maddie Cardoza, Peter Maricle, Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto

April 25th, 2024 7pm

MARCH 28TH AT THE RIVER Singer Songwriters’ Live Music Series, RI -Monthly

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) Live Music Series hosted by Women Folk. 

Pete Maricle, Maddie Cardoza, Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto

May 11, 2024 7pm

MARY PIERCE WOMEN FOLK IN CONCERT-Newport Library Music Series

https://newportlibraryri.libcal.com/event/11393212

 300 Spring Street, Newport, RI 

Mary Pierce (guitar, vocals), Margi Gianquinto (piano and harmony vocals), Elias Cardoso (fiddle, guitar and whistle)

 

JUNE 27TH AT THE RIVER Singer Songwriters’ Live Music Series, RI -Monthly

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) Live Music Series hosted by Women Folk. 

 John Fuzek, Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto

JULY 11TH  MARY PIERCE WOMEN FOLK CONCERT

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) Live Music Series hosted by Women Folk. 

 Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto, Elias Cardoso Opening: Mike Ward

JULY 25TH    AT THE RIVER Singer/Songwriters’ Live Music Series, RI Monthly

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) 50 Woodsia Rd, Saunderstown, RI

 Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto, Elias Cardoso Opening: Mike Ward

AUG 8TH   ERIN ASH AND MARY PIERCE WOMEN FOLK CONCERT

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) 50 Woodsia, Saunderstown, RI

 Erin Ash

Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto, Elias Cardoso

AUG 29TH    AT THE RIVER Singer Songwriters’ Live Music Series,Ri

Pettaquamscutt Lake Shore Clubhouse (PLSC) 50 Woodsia, Saunderstown, RI

 Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto 

September, 27tth, 2025 7pm

The Kennedy Center, Terrace Theatre, Washington, D.C., Women Folk Band – Mary Pierce, Margi Gianquinto, Pat Mangan, Elias Cardoso

Contact/bookings

marypierce@musicofmarypierce.com

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