As a child Marie has always had a passionate love for music. Starting out in musical theatre at the age six, she quickly became interested in music production. By the age of twelve she was developing her skills as a sound engineer in her home studio and spending much her days at Strawberry Skys Recording Studio in Columbia, SC. In her twenties, she fronted several bands ranging from country to progressive rock, often writing and playing her own original music. Today she is an editor of several technical books and online articles.