Born in Europe, Maryline spent her formative years in Fairbanks, Alaska . In the mid-1980\'s, she won the Miss Alaska Pageant and then went on to represent Alaska in the Miss America Scholarship Pageant where she was a talent finalist. She is a singer with a wide spectrum of performing experiences. 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 appeared in venues as varied as Barry’s Place in Cancun , MX. , The Famous Bluebird Café in Nashville , TN. , and The Buckboard Country Music Showcase in Marietta , Georgia , where she performed country music classics. She has toured the Ritz-Carlton Hotels nationwide and 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 at such events as, Superbowl Fund Festivals, NAACP, NFL & IHL (National Anthem), MLK Celebrations, ACOG (Olympic Celebrations), APOC (Paralympic Celebrations), National Anthem for Inaugural ceremony for Senator Max Cleland, and many more.