Global Country Canada


Mandate: To preserve the history of country music and develop new talent.

Maryanne Gibson President/ CEO spearheaded and holds an Annual Country Star Search event in Edmonton and Halifax. Country Star Search is in it's 15th year and boasts many success stories. Winners are taken to the North American Country Music Competitions in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and given a tour of Nashville  to experience the history and learn about the country music business.  They are provided with a one year mentor ship where Maryanne works closely with the artists helping them to find their career path. Artists who have come through the program have ended up as song writers, artists and even working in the business itself. Country Star Search is held annually in May of each year.

Maryanne represents Global Country by serving as the International Director on the Executive of the North American Country Music Association. Besides being a member of ACMA, she is a long time member of the CCMA, CARAS, CMA in the US and the North American Country Music Association in Tennessee.  Global Country is represented in the community through Maryanne's involvement on the Events Edmonton Board and many local community committees. She served as a previous Executive Director of the Alberta Recording Industries Association (now known as Alberta Music) and the Prairie Music Association (as a one of the founding members) later known as the Western Canadian Music Alliance, Producers of Break Out West. She has received many awards over the years.

Global Country Canada is a registered non profit organization established in December of 1992.


Phone: 780-951-4564

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