Picnic With the Pops!

Picnic With the Pops!august 10, 2024 DATEAugust 10, 2024TIME8:30 P.M. ETLOCATIONKeene Meadow Keeneland Lexington, KY 40510Buy TicketsABOUTMélisse Brunet, conductor 4:00PM  |  Gates Open Dusk  |  Concert Rain Date: Sunday, August 11 Picnic with the Pops returns Saturday, August 10 to the Keene Meadow at Keeneland, featuring “The Kings, Queens, & Prince of Rock”!  Music will feature hits…

Delaware Symphony Orchestra: Finalist!

Delaware Symphony Orchestra: Finalist!September 20, 2024 DATESeptember 20, 2024TIME7:30 P.M. ETLOCATIONThe Grand Opera House 818 North Market Street Wilmington, DE 19801Buy TicketsABOUT Mélisse Brunet, Music Director Finalist  •  Melissa White, violin Anna Clyne: This Midnight Hour        Florence Price: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64 Search: RECENT…

One Vision – The Music of Queen

One Vision – The Music of Queenseptember 27, 2024 DATESeptember 27, 2024TIME7:30 P.M. ETLOCATIONF.M. Kirby Center Wilkes-Barre, PABuy TicketsABOUT An amazingly musical night where the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic teams up with Jeans ‘n Classics and choirs to pay homage to Freddie Mercury and Queen.   Search: RECENT PERFORMANCESPicnic With the Pops!June 4, 2024Delaware Symphony Orchestra:…

Press Release: Finalist, Music Director, Delaware Symphony Orchestra

Press Release: Finalist, Music Director, Delaware Symphony OrchestraFebruary 27, 2024 DATE2024-25 SeasonTIMELOCATIONWilmington, DelawarePress ReleaseABOUTMaestra is the first documentary by Director Maggie Contreras. David Letterman is one of the Executive Producers of the movie. The World Premiere was on 6/9/23 at the Tribeca Film Festival. Search: RECENT PERFORMANCESPicnic With the Pops!June 4, 2024Delaware Symphony Orchestra: Finalist!June…

In the New York Times!

In the New York Times!June 9, 2023 DATEJune 9, 10, 15, 2023TIMELOCATIONWorldwideGo to the Festival HereABOUTThe Maestra documentary Director, Maggie Contreras, is featured in the New York Times, “A New Film Shines a Light on Women Conductors”, an article by Farah Nayeri. Excerpt: “What would you like your film to achieve? I want people to…

“Maestra”, featuring Mélisse

“Maestra”, featuring Mélissemarch 1, 2023 DATEMarch 1, 2023TIMETBALOCATIONTBARead Full Article HereABOUT”The Midwestern state of Iowa is an unusual place to find a Parisian. But Mélisse has always marched to the beat of her own drum and forged her own path. She’s had to. Born and raised in Paris and after attending the Paris Conservatoire, she…

Mélisse (on poster) featured in the documentary “Maestra”, by Director Maggie Contreras

Mélisse (on poster) featured in the documentary “Maestra”, by Director Maggie ContrerasMarch 1, 2023 DATEMarch 1, 2023TIMETBALOCATIONTBARead Full Article HereABOUT”‘Maestra’ follows five internationally-based women as they prepare for and perform in La Maestra, the only competition in the world for female orchestra conductors. Personal stories of survival, passion and perseverance are woven together with the…

New Music Director @ the Lexington Philharmonic!!

New Music Director @ the Lexington Philharmonic!!July 11, 2022 DATEJuly 11, 2022TIMELOCATIONCité de la Musique Paris, FranceRead Article HereABOUT   Mélisse is the new Music Director of the Lexington Philharmonic!!!   Search: RECENT PERFORMANCESPicnic With the Pops!June 4, 2024Delaware Symphony Orchestra: Finalist!June 3, 2024One Vision – The Music of QueenJune 2, 2024A Grand Finale! West…

Herald Leader’s Article by Rich Copley

Herald Leader’s Article by Rich CopleyJuly 11, 2022 DATEJuly 12, 2022TIMELOCATIONRead Full Article HereABOUTMélisse Brunet thought she was just picking up a last-minute guest conducting gig in May, when she came to Lexington to lead the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra’s season finale concert. She was stepping in for the sixth and final candidate for the orchestra’s…