Studio Mirey is an award-winning boutique animation and music production company specializing in exploring multicultural themes that are relevant and socially empowering for the LatinX preteen 'girl power' global market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Maria Elizabeth Del Rey is the founder of Studio Mirey, creating mixed-media, stop-motion animated films, and socially-conscious music for children.

MDR is a Latin-Grammy-Award-Nominated music producer, 4X Parents Choice award-winning Gold and Silver Award-winner. MDR was also the founder and publisher of ChildGood Magazine from 2012 to 2016. Her special parenting issues for creative families were on Apple Newsstand's 'What's Hot List' for over 170 weeks.

Del Rey's body of work spans three decades of children's music, educational series, and live multimedia bilingual concert tours at performing arts centers.

"Del Rey delivers...She is a stellar talent. "

Amazon
Top Ten Best Family Titles

"Maria Del Rey was a joy to have in the state of Nebraska.  She is a professional producer and vibrant personality that brought many different towns and communities together to celebrate through music and stories.  Her time in Nebraska, especially for the children she inspired, will never be forgotten.” (15-concert Nebraska state ambassadorial concert and school residency tour)."

Laura Kendall
Vice President of Programming and Education
 Omaha Performing Arts

"That was a most delightful morning. I was impressed with your obvious talent, with your knowledge and study of the many interwoven aspects that you cover (music, teaching, children, multiple languages and cultures, interpersonal communication) and your ability to not only know communicate eloquently and with ease on such a breadth of topics, but to embody them in the whole of your presentation. You spoke of empowering and nurturing, and this you did for everyone at every age and intellectual level which was there in attendance. You are a shining example of all you profess."

Royston Thomas Associate Dean
- Special Projects Los Angeles Community Colleges /CREATE LA

"Maria Del Rey is the real thing!"

Doug Adrianson
The Los Angeles Times

"Congratulations on your extraordinary achievements. Your presence in this book and your legacy as a role model for young girls will help to assure a future filled with impressive women leaders throughout the commonwealth."

Leslie Styles
Leslie Stiles, Former Director, The Pennsylvania Commission for Women 

"The performances ignited the imaginations of our students and family audiences as they traveled through Latin America with Maria and her beautiful songs, dances, and music as their guide. Our audiences were thrilled with Maria's warmth, energy, interaction, and memorable music."

Jason Holland
Vice President, Community Outreach Programs, Segerstrom Center for the Arts

"For those of us that are privileged to know a little more about her (Maria Del Rey), she is also a well-organized producing, writing, and marketing machine. Most important of all, she is a warm ray of sunshine in any room she enters."

Jim Shaw
Grammy Award Winning Music Producer Songwriter 
Buck Owens, Ringo Starr, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood

"Maria is an extraordinary multi-dimensional woman, mother, performer, chief visionary officer, and strategic planner. Maria has impressed me with her vision and actions, and I would suggest to anyone considering funding or working with Maria to move ahead. Only good can come of an association with Maria."

Jeff Hutner
New Paradigm Digest

"My daughter has had a most positive experience with the Spanish culture after seeing Maria Del Rey perform at her school. Maria Del Rey’s joy, vivacity, and personality are so refreshing to kids learning Spanish. Thank you for creating such a pleasant exposure to the Spanish culture to which any child can relate."

S. Baldwin
Parent

"Here is a music production that is truly an important work for any collector; Lullabies of Latin America by Maria Del Rey sang in both Spanish and English with 28 titles in total."

Luis Felipe Marsans 
Diario de las Americas

"Maria never hesitates to go the extra mile to please her customers and therefore I do not doubt that she will succeed in any endeavor she may embark upon."

Helga Schier Ph.D.
Executive Editor, Living Language, Random House

"Lullabies of Latin America has fast become one of our favorite titles."

New York Public Library

"Maria Del Rey underscores the notion that beautiful music knows no language barrier!"

Publishers Weekly

"Maria Del Rey’s Universe of Song - In which we find the millennium bringing us kids songs in English and Spanish as the urban dweller gets to give their kids a head start on interacting in the real world. Expertly presented by Maria Del Rey, Kids like to have fun in any language, and this is a sweet reflection of it."

Mid West Record Recap

"Maria Del Rey’s Lullabies of Latin America is a perfect beginning for a whole new generation of bilingual babies."

Booklist

"Recommended as one of the top three gifts for Mother’s Day."

The Miami Herald

"Music that you and your baby will adore."

Shape Fit Pregnancy

"Lullabies of Latin America honors and celebrates the beauty and soul of the countries of Latin America. This is an enchanting assortment of music that has and will forever be the main connection through generations to come."

Latin Style Magazine

"I just want to tell you again how much I enjoyed your beautiful songs (Love in Action). So full of meaning and emotion. And a message not just for children but for everyone!"

Michele Mercure
Recording Artist, Composer

"I was at the show this Saturday (Love in Action) and wanted to tell you how great it was! We made coloring pages based on the poster and the kids had fun coloring before the show. Also, I really enjoyed seeing the animation of your artwork! Thank you for sharing your talent!"

Emily Schlotter
Designer

"Heartfelt congratulations on your "opening night" (Love in Action). Your talents are amazing - so amazing that you are a proverbial "one-woman show". I thought your visuals worked well and were a welcome addition - especially in providing visual focus for the children."

Dr. George Simms
Emeritus Professor Harvard University

 

 

 

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