Born in Europe, Maryline spent her formative years in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is a graduate of the Evergreen State College, in Olympia Washington. In 1984, she won the Miss Alaska Scholarship Pageant where Sarah Palin was her second runner up. Maryline then went on to represent Alaska in the Miss America Scholarship Pageant where she was a talent finalist. She has performed with and opened for such legends of entertainment as Bob Hope (USO/Department of Defense), Cab & Chris Calloway, The Platters and contemporary icons like Celine Deon, Peabo Bryson, Phyllis Hyman & Exile. Maryline has shared her talents with international audiences in Spain , Argentina, Switzerland , Portugal , England , Ireland , Mexico , Costa Rica , Philippines , Diego Garcia , Honduras , Guatemala , Korea, Japan and Russia . Special appearances have been requested of Maryline to sing the National Anthem for Inaugural ceremony of Senator Max Cleland, NFL teams and many more. Television and talk show's in which Maryline has appeared are: Natalie Cole's “Big Break”, Inside Edition, Entertainment tonight, DL Hughley “Breaking The News” on CNN. Her musical style can best be described as progressive, incorporating elements of Urban Contemporary, Mainstream Pop, Country and Western, Old School Romantic R&B, with a touch of the power and deep spiritual intensity of Southern Gospel Music.
Maryline is the founder and producer of “DIVAS WITH A CAUSE”, a fundraising collaboration thru music with seven of Atlanta's premier vocalist to educate and create more awareness about seven different foundations that are near and dear to each vocalist heart.