Jazz Jazz Jazz Baby
L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Genres aren't closed boxes. Stuff flows back and forth across the borders all the time. Margaret Atwood
on the stage is where I come alive, I am my truest self.
I breathe, I fly and paint with all the colors of the rainbow.
“life’s a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death, so live, live, live” Aunty Mame
“this songstress, with her unique voice, shook my world when I heard her "
― M. L. M., The Huffington Post
marie-claire giraud was born on the island of Dominica in The Caribbean, grew up in The Bronx, NYC, studied opera singing in Rome, Italy, and debuted at Carnegie Hall. She has performed on world stage singing, opera, jazz, and musical theater at Madison Square Garden, Barclays Center, United Nations, Summerstage, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and HB Studio to name a few.
Marie-Claire is also a composer collaborating on a song cycle with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Harbison and creating her very own style where she mixes her operatic vocals with other genres of music.
A firm believer in giving back MC reaches out to underprivileged children and young adults in her community of the South Bronx and whenever she tours locally, nationally, and internationally with awards from the NAACP, City of New York, and New York State Senate.