Mary-Lu Zahalan is a Juno-nominated recording artist with three C.D’s to her credit. She was signed to a publishing deal with Sony Music and worked with such renowned producers as David Foster and Humberto Gatica.
Mary-Lu is the creator and former head of the Commercial Vocal Department in the Music Theatre program at Oakville’s Sheridan Institute of Advanced Learning and Technology. She now holds the distinction of being a Professor of Popular Music Theory and Performance after completing her Masters (cum laude) in The Beatles, Popular Music and Society at Liverpool Hope University in the UK. Mary-Lu’s dissertation, Cultural Capital:The Beatles in Canada was published in 2011 by The Beatle Works (Chicago, IL)
Her latest book, co-written with Lorraine Lawson, is Power of Performance: Becoming the Artist You are Meant to Be published by Elite Coach Publishing, Toronto, 2019
Mary-Lu can be seen guest starring in numerous television shows (The Bold Type, Twice In a Lifetime, My Husband’s Double Life) and film projects (The Third Miracle with Ed Harris, Mistletoe Magic, Secretly Santa and the latest being Fashionably Date).
Mary-Lu is currently directing The Men Behind the Music: Beatles Edition, with Haley-Marie and Aurelia Productions. You can learn more about Mary-Lu on her website and Instagram.