Mary Mae Granofsky
Mary Mae Granofsky grew up in the small town of Franklin, West Virginia and recently graduated from Shepherd University in May 2016 with a Music Education degree.
She was a part of the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir for 9 years, which gave her the opportunity to perform at numerous venues, including Hawaii, Carnegie Hall, and The White House. She also was given the opportunity to sing with the choir for Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former President Jimmy Carter.
At her time at Shepherd University, Mary was part of the Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble, which gave her the honor of performing with Award Winning composer Maria Schneider. She also performed at several Honors Recitals at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, both as a soloist and in the Jazz Combo. She accompanied for the Women’s Camerata for several years, as well as Performance Forum’s and senior recitals.
Mary currently teaches through Shepherd’s Community Music Program with over 30 private students. She is also the pianist at an Episcopal Church, as well as the music teacher at a local Montessori School. Mary accompanies frequently for recordings, auditions, musical productions, and weddings.