I Want Magic

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February 24, 2019 @ 2 P.M.
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Egmont Overture
Griffes, Poem for Flute and Orchestra, featuring Emma Hammond
Prévin, I Want Magic (A Streetcar Named Desire), featuring Gretchen Struckmeyer, soprano
Coleridge-Taylor, Danse Nègre
Donizetti, Quel guardo il cavaliere (Don Pasquale) featuring Gretchen Stuckmeyer, soprano
Offenbach, Overture to Orpheus in the Underworld
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, Boone
free admission

Enigma

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Saturday March 2, 2019 @ 8 P.M.
Western Piedmont Symphony
Finalist for the Music Director Search
Adams, The Chairman Dances
Ravel, Concerto in G, featuring Orion Weiss, piano
Elgar, Enigma Variations
P.E. Monroe Auditorium at Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory
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Guest @ the Cleveland Institute of Music

Guest @ the Cleveland Institute of Music

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CIMFriday September 14, 2018 @ 8 P.M.
Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra
Jennifer Higdon, blue cathedral
Tchaikovsky, Rococo Variations, featuring Zhao Mingyao, cello
Beethoven, Symphony No. 3 “Eroica”
Kulas Hall, Cleveland Institute of Music, OH

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New Interim Music Director of NEPA

New Interim Music Director of NEPA

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Con1_2022Mélisse is the new Interim Music Director of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic starting season 2018-19. Read more about it and discover the full season here.
Photo Credit © Karen Almond

Romantic Bohemia

Romantic Bohemia

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ASOWednesday October 3, 2018 @ 8 P.M.
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
Bernstein, Candide Overture
Lowell Liebermann, Piccolo Concerto, mvt 1, featuring Caroline Sullivan, piccolo, winner of the 2017 HSoM Concerto Competition
Dvorák, Symphony No. 8
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, Boone, NC

Sweeney Todd by Sondheim! Fully staged performances in April!

Sweeney Todd by Sondheim! Fully staged performances in April!

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2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview

2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview

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Website 1Mélisse is one of the six conductors selected by the League of American Orchestras to be part of the 2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview. April 3 & 4 in Nashville, TN.
Photo Credit © Karen Almond

Finalist for Music Director with the Western Piedmont Symphony

Finalist for Music Director with the Western Piedmont Symphony

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Mélisse is one of the four finalists selected for the position of Music Director with the Western Piedmont Symphony in Hickory, NC.
She will be performing with them on March 3, 2019, save the date!

Scythian

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ScythianFebruary 25, 2018 @ 1 P.M.
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
Dukas, Fanfare pour la Péri
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto No. 1 op. 33, featuring Ellie Wee, Cello
Prokofiev, Ala and Lolly, Scythian Suite
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, Boone, NC

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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sweeney-todd-auditions-michigan April 13 & 14, 2018 @ 7 P.M., April 15 @ 2 P.M.
Appalachian Symphony Orchestra
Sondheim, Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Co-production Hayes School of Music, Department of Theater and Dance, Office of Arts and Cultural Programs
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts, Boone, NC
$20, $15, $10