Mélisse Brunet is a French opera and music-theatre conductor living in Boone, NC.


  • One of the twelve conductors selected for the first Conducting Competition La Maestra
  • One of the six conductors selected for the 2018 Bruno Walter National Conductor Preview
  • One of the six women conductors chosen for the international Hart Institute for Women Conductors at the Dallas Opera in 2017


  • 2019 Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award from Applachian State University
  • Selected conductor at the prestigious Cabrillo Festival for new music in California in 2014


  • Cleveland Institute of Music
  • West Virginia Symphony
  • CityMusic Cleveland
  • Power Center in Ann Arbor