Related Information for Maren Ord Maren Ord was born and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, the eighth of ten children in a Latter-day Saint household. She grew up in a musical family; her father was a professor of music, her mother taught voice and piano, and the family toured and performed as the Ord Family Singers. Maren sang, learned piano from her mother, and would teach herself guitar at age 15.At a 1998 audition for Lilith Fair, Ord met Canadian music impresario Terry McBride of the Vancouver-based record label and mana.. read more