Introducing Mariannie Ompoc, a soulful force hailing from the vibrant intersection of the Philippines and Canada. With roots embedded in gospel music since the age of 4, Mariannie’s journey has been a symphony of diverse influences, from the sacred notes of church performances to the soulful echoes of Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye that continue to shape the essence of her creations and performances today.
Having immigrated to Canada, Mariannie’s childhood was marked by regular performances and a venture into musical theatre, laying the foundation for her artistic path. A maestro in the making, she began playing the piano early on, a skill that became instrumental in shaping her songwriting and music production journey. In a testament to her dedication, Mariannie not only writes and performs but also takes the reins in producing her own music.
Her musical odyssey continued with a deep dive into audio engineering post-university, adding another layer of expertise to her craft. Although Mariannie humbly downplays specific achievements, her artistic imprint shines through in the release of two EPs, “RORSCHACH” and “1993,” blending the flavors of pop and R&B. Notably, Now Magazine has applauded Mariannie’s work, describing it as “soulful,” with praise extending to her melodic structures and the sheer beauty of her voice. With a rich tapestry of experiences and a boundless passion for creating, Mariannie OMPOC stands as a rising star in the world of soul-infused pop and R&B.