Marie was born in Devon. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and on the Royal Academy Opera Course where she was awarded a DipRAM.
Opera roles include Bradamante (Alcina) for English Touring Opera, Olga (Eugene Onegin) for Opera By Definition and English Touring Opera, Angelina (Cenerentola) for Stanley Hall Opera, Genevieve (Pellťas et Mťlisande) for Independent Opera at Sadlerís Wells, Disinganno (Il Trionfo) for The Classical Opera Company, Oronte (La Fida Ninfa) and Licida (L'Olimpiade) for La Serenissima in Venice and Israel. Covers include Irene (Handelís Theodora) for Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Eduige (Handelís Rodelinda) and the title role in Handelís Giulio Cesare for Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Whilst at Glyndebourne, Marie was awarded the annual Erich Vetheer Prize for promising young singers.
Marieís is much in demand as a concert singer throughout the UK. Her many oratorio performances include the major works of Verdi, Rossini, Elgar and especially Handel and Bach and she has worked with conductors Nicholas McGegan, Sir David Willcocks, David Hall, Edward Gardner, Vladimir Jurowski and Harry Christophers and The Sixteen.
Future engagements include Messagiera in Monteverdiís Orfeo at Kingís Place with La Nuova Musica & performances of LíOlimpiade in Bath and Buxton Festivals with La Serenissima.