Marilyn Ingram

visual artwork and music

Marilyn is a native North Carolinian who studied at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, majoring in studio art. She has also completed years of workshops in the book arts, calligraphic hands, watercolour technique, embossing and gilding under the direction of several master craftsmen including scribe Peter Thornton of Litchfield England and Chris Yarborough, who was a well respected craftsman and bookbinder, among others.

Marilyn is singer/songwriter for the folk/pop acoustical group, AURA, contributing lead, harmony and back up vocals as well as the majority of the small percussion. She has been in vocal groups and bands all her life, the daughter of a respected and classically trained baritone soloist. Marilyn and the ladies of AURA have also had the honor of being on the same stage with Peter Tork (the Monkees) and James Lee Stanley, performing backup and harmony vocals during several of the men's solo and duo performances beginning in 1998.

Marilyn's songs have been contributed to the CD entitled "Dodi & Co" published under the group's former name.

Selections written by Marilyn include: Moth to the Flame and Starman/In the Woodlands These songs appear on the CD "Dodi & Co." (Other selections include: Water Under the Bridge (D. Shore,) I've Got Your Number (D.Shore/N.Smith,) Bad Timing (D. Shore,)Catalyst (N.Smith,)Tattoo Teresa (D.Shore/P.Koontz) For What It's Worth (S.Stills,) If I Needed Someone (G. Harrison,) Touch The Wind (Lopez/DeArroyabe/Hawker) and Peaceful Easy Feeling (J. Tempchin) You may purchase the CD "Dodi & Co" for $13.00 which includes shipping and handling. Add to Cart

Selections also written by Marilyn on the new AURA recording "Damsels In Distress" include: Let Me Be Your Angel, Starman/In the Woodlands and Work it Baby (with D.Shore.) Other compositions on the tape include: My Dream, My Fantasy (D.Shore,) I Must Be Dreaming (N.Smith,) and Water Under the Bridge (D.Shore.) You can purchase the tape for $8.00 which includes shipping and handling. Add to Cart

LAAC MAGAZINE video - Marilyn (and the ladies of AURA) also appeared in a video which Marilyn edited for a cable TV station. "LAAC MAGAZINE" (with Dodi & Co.) is a 30 minute program featuring live footage from the ladies performance at Music in the Park in Lewisville as well as two music videos (Moth to the Flame and Let Me Be Your Angel) The musical prelude and theme song for the program is none other than the Bach Two Part Invention as performed by Peter Tork himself. (Note: some footage of Tork and Stanley is also included in the film.) You may purchase the video for $15.00 which includes shipping and handling.Add to Cart

Creative Artist Series presents: An evening of AURA - This hour special was filmed in December 2001 and features an acoustic set of original material by the members of Aura. Produced/Directed by Thomas Adkins, the film is available in stereo or regular VHS format. When ordering, please specify which type of tape you want, as the stereo version will only play on stereo enabled equipment.

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